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Use it. Don’t abuse it!

Use it. Don’t abuse it!

At this time of year two of my favourite pastimes come together in a happy fusion.  Cooking and gardening are two of my abiding passions and are apt to lead me into flights of rapture.  Yes.  I am that sad. The first soft fruit, asparagus, […]

Throwaway Loaf

Throwaway Loaf

I heard a statistic on the radio today. A horrifying one about bread waste.  Apparently, in the UK, we throw away 24 million slices of bread every day.  Let me repeat that.  We discard 24 million slices of bread EVERY DAY!  For something which, for […]

Let’s Talk #realbread

Let’s Talk #realbread

Artisan bread, real bread, proper bread, these terms are sprinkled about like a flour shaker with little attention to what they mean, or why we’re using them. At one time people made bread at home, or bought bread from a baker – someone who actually […]

Cost Vs Value

Cost Vs Value

I am currently doing a job I dislike.  A lot.  As someone who is self-employed, I have to make sure that my costs are covered in the prices that I charge for my goods. I love Christmas baking, but loathe the Christmas costing exercise.  It’s […]