Lussebullar – simple and delicious saffron buns from Sweden

Lussebullar are prepared and eaten specifically to celebrate St Lucia’s day on the 13 December. The fact that they contain saffron (more expensive than gold by weight) proves they are a celebration bun – eaten on special occasions and and Read More …

The mental heath benefits of baking bread

Baking bread is not for everyone all the time, but it is something we can all do some of the time. The fact that micro bakery businesses have been booming during the pandemic is proof that there is something about Read More …

Easy recipe for autumnal sticky buns with a pumpkin filling

With Harvest Festival and Canadian Thanksgiving swiftly followed by Hallowe’en and American Thanksgiving you can be forgiving for wondering what on earth to do with ALL THAT PUMPKIN. In addition to pie and soup, muffins and loaves, here is a Read More …

A Bread Angel sets up her high street deli and bakery!

Bread Angel Laura Cheatle and her husband realised their dream of owning their own food business in 2017!  Welcome to the world –  the Pig and Pepper Deli in Buxton…. Before taking the microbakery course with Bread Angels, Laura had Read More …

Easy recipe for rye bread with dates and walnuts

Want a change from raisin bread?  Try baking this absolutely delicious date and walnut bread for breakfast instead.  The tips for making it super tasty include scalding the dates and dry roasting the walnuts before you add them.  Scalding the Read More …

On going training is the best way to learn

My bakery training did not take place at college.  This is a well known fact about me and it is partly what enables me to be a great baker and a great teacher.  I have seen a lot and I Read More …

Celebrate with your neighbours and have these Syrian buns called Sfeeha

The travel ban has been judged to be unconstitutional which is great news.  Chaos will still reign, of course, but for now, let’s celebrate with some more (no longer, but possibly will be again in the future) Banned Buns! These Read More …

Buy bread and learn to bake with award winning micro bakers

We are delighted to announce that four Bread Angels scampered away with prizes at this year’s World Bread Awards.  Baking from their micro bakeries, these talented bakers sell bread and teach baking courses.  Come and learn to bake bread! Jen Read More …