Category: Bake like you mean it

  • Nigel, our new doughy overlord

    I don’t usually name doughs. Obviously, a sourdough starter has to have a name (Herman, in this house) but others? Nah, not necessary. But my daughter called this one Nigel and Nigel he will forever be. Nigel is a rich dough. Probably the richest I’ve ever worked with (though, all credit, it was my wife […]

  • Bread, two ways

    Bread, two ways

    It has been a while since I posted here, so have a couple of quick and simple bread recipes that I used at the school wellbeing day… Yeah. Wellbeing day. A whole day off-timetable, no kids, spend the time getting to know your fellow teachers and partaking of some fun activities. First up, laughter yoga. […]

  • Pierogi / Pyrohy / Piroshki or hand pies to that effect

    Back at the Warwick Folk Festival again – fantastic music (Man the Lifeboats, Trials of Cato, Banter, Glory Strokes) and amazingly good food. As per my blog post from last year, some of the stand-out food of the weekend came from The Old Granary Pierogi. Just the most wonderful yeasted-pastry pies/pasty things you can imagine. […]