Occasional articles and notes by Andrew Whitley and Veronica Burke - and the odd guest blogger.
Six bread-making enthusiasts, all with a wish to bring the benefits of slowly-fermented, healthy, artisan bread to their fellow citizens, came together for four days to bake, to develop their knowledge and skills and to ferment their good ideas.
Before the course, everyone had told us something of their plans, their breadmaking experience and what they most wanted to focus on.
Day one started at 10am and by 11am everyone had their hands in a wet and sticky sponge-and-dough that would become ciabatta, focaccia and rolls as well as...
Le pain se lève - the bread is rising!
A beautiful short film about Bread Matters grain growing, sourdough baking and change making was released today. Watch it here.
The film is the twelfth and final creation in the I Could Eat a Horse project, masterminded by A Moment's Peace theatre company from Glasgow. In the words of the company:
Food is a universal subject and something that we all interact with everyday. It differentiates between the poorest and wealthiest and dictates the potential of all human life.
It is for...
Andrew Whitley, founder of Bread Matters and the person credited with putting sourdough on the UK baking map with his popular Russian-inspired rye breads in the 1990s, will be talking about sourdough at the Real Bread Festival on Saturday November 2nd at 10 am.
He will have bread to taste, books to sign and sourdough starters to sell.
More details on the Fungal Network news page.