Tagged with Aidan Chapman

Little Ken

Little Ken

Kenneth, my sourdough starter, has spawned Little Ken, my very first sourdough loaf! If you have been inspired to give Sourdough a go, and have started your starter, then this is the recipe from Aidan Chapman at The Phoenix Bakery that we were given at the River Cottage Bread Day,so you can have make your very … Continue reading

Introducing Kenneth

Introducing Kenneth

Following on from my day at River Cottage learning how to make bread, and my attempts at a ‘Soulful White’ loaf, I decided to seize the bull by the horns and try and make my own Sourdough starter. I have read about Sourdough before (there is a great novel, can’t remember what it is called, … Continue reading

My first loaf, the Phoenix Baker way…

My first loaf, the Phoenix Baker way…

I have baked bread before, and I regularly make rolls for everyone’s lunch boxes, which seem to come out ok, but my attempts at bread have always been a bit disappointing. My loaves always seems to be quite dense and ‘cakey’. So, as you will know, I was HUGELY excited to go on a Bread … Continue reading

My River Cottage Bread Day

My River Cottage Bread Day

The lovely hubby, along with collective parents, sent me on a bread making day at River Cottage (yes, that’s right, THE River Cottage, home of the lovely Hugh FW, and his newly shorn locks) this week as an early birthday present! At the risk of upsetting all those who have previously given me presents over the years, … Continue reading