I loved our recent trip to Japan and one key takeaway for Bread 41 as we continue on our zero waste journey is the beautiful concept called Mottainai, it is deep rooted in Japanese history and is a concept that
Go Organic in Ireland.
20th July 2022 The food world is constantly in flux, with new developments, innovations and ideas popping up every day. Since we started Bread 41 we have seen an increasing shift as more and more chefs, bakeries and restaurants the world
Our Move to ZERO ?
"Food is often overlooked as to how massively important it is to human health, environmental sustainability while if done right also presents a great economic opportunity. What you eat really can make a difference
The Baker’s Float
One Eye on the Past and Another on the Future The familiar whirr of the electric motor of a 1950s milk float returns to the streets of Dublin, leaving behind it the beautiful wafts of steam from breads pulled straight
To mill or not to mill ?
I have been asked many times of why go to the trouble of milling your own flour, and it really is a very good question that has crossed my mind many times, however if you use a similar analogy to
Bread-making became an intrinsic part of life in rural Ireland right up until the 50’s,and early 60’s and was typically personified by the farmer taking his grain to the local miller, who supplied the baker or local households and from
Our quest to go Organic
Bread 41 is delighted to announce that it has retained its certified organic certification by the Irish Organic Association. (IOA) given that all the grains we use are sourced from certified organic producers. Back in the early 50s and into the
Making an Easy Loaf
This bread is a simple, soft, fluffy yeasted bread. We’ll use a similar flour blend as our ‘Sourdough Kids Loaf’ (see our previous blog post if you’d like to try baking it). This is a family favourite, a batch style
Sourdough Kids Loaf
This is one of my favourites recipes, made from one of my favourites flours; freshly milled spelt flour. It’s a relatively simple method to create a beautiful light kids sourdough loaf. We’ll also use wholemeal flour which will lighten the
All things sourdough.
Maintaining a sourdough starter Fresh sourdough starter is a wonderful resource. Bread, pancakes, waffles, cake