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Tag: sourdough

Easter 2019 – Scotland the Bread Sourdough Hot Cross Buns

This is a sourdough version of the Hot Cross Bun recipe from Bread Matters by Andrew Whitley. The process takes longer than the yeasted version, naturally, but the resulting buns are full of flavour, with a characteristic slightly chewy… Read More

Scotland The Bread at Bowhouse November Food Weekend

Join Scotland The Bread at Bowhouse’s ever-popular Food Weekend: our stalls will have bags of flour available for sale, alongside sourdough starters and Bread Matters books that explain everything you need to know about why and how to make nutritious, tasty bread at… Read More

Scotland The Bread at Bowhouse October Food Weekend

Join Scotland The Bread at Bowhouse’s ever-popular Food Weekend: our stalls will have bags of flour available for sale, alongside sourdough starters and Bread Matters books that explain everything you need to know about why and how to make nutritious, tasty bread at… Read More

The how and why of Scotland The Bread heritage flour

We are enjoying being kept busy at Macbiehill Farmhouse milling Scotland The Bread’s heritage flours – more than three quarters of a ton, as of January 2018. In November we launched three varieties of flour from wheat landraces… Read More

Bakers feed back on Scotland The Bread heritage flours

To mark the launch of our heritage flours, we sent samples to some of our most trusted bakers to gain valuable feedback. The flour is softer than normal breadmaking flour (we have written a list of tips and… Read More

Calling All Bakers…

Batards baguettes

(9th May 2016) …small or big, amateur or professional, micro- or community…If you have a loaf that you think’s a winner, now’s your chance. The first ever Scottish Bread Championships will take place at this year’s Royal Highland… Read More

Scotland’s Bread, hosted by the Edible Garden project in the Botanic Cottage

Meet some of the community growers, RBGE staff and volunteers who have been growing Scotland The Bread grains this year and are now milling and baking bread with them. We’ll be making a few loaves with these heritage… Read More