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Gluten-free bread workshop

It was one of our Supperclub nightmares – a gluten-free guest! But I know now that we’d manage if it ever happened, because when one of the Walthamstowfoodies had to go wheat-free for a while, we decided to sign up … Continue reading

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Multi-seed sourdough bread – a labour of love

I’ve been practicing the ancient art of sourdough bread making, inspired by a day spent with the Hornbeam Bakers. I love bread making especially the kneading and playing with new flavours and techniques, but I was left confused by the … Continue reading

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Simple homemade organic spelt bread

Life in London is so hectic, seem to be running around all the time even at the weekend trying to fit in things that we ought to do, want to do and need to do. It feels like there isn’t any time to … Continue reading

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Fresh Turkish Simit, bread rings with sesame seeds

In Turkey simit are often sold on the street from a trolley or you see them stacked on a tray balanced on the sellers head – the ultimate takeaway! They are usually eaten for breakfast with jams and cheeses but … Continue reading

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Real Bread part 2

In Walthamstow we’re so lucky to have bread from across the globe available on our doorstep; Turkish bread from International Supermarket and Yildrim Bakery on St James’ Street, and Moroccan bread at Maghreb on Hoe Street. We love the Fresh … Continue reading

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Spiced Moroccan Kesra bread

We are lucky to have two Moroccan shops in Walthamstow – Maghreb on Hoe Street and Bella Halal Butchers on the High Street. Both have good butchers and make their own merguez sausages; chicken, lamb or beef, all products are … Continue reading

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Real bread – Part 1

In the early hours of the morning there are armies of bakers around the world transforming the humblest of ingredients – flour, yeast and water into their national bread: the hot crusty French baguette; dark, sweet Polish rye; fluffy Indian … Continue reading

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