Rye & caraway bread

Rye & caraway bread

In very broad terms, most of my bread baking is either traditional British, Italian or French, with the odd nod towards American ideas about things like sourdough, which normally all point back to Europe anyway. This misses out a whole school of baking centred around Germany, Eastern Europe and parts of Scandinavia that has rye flour [...]

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Could the Nordic Diet stop obesity?

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There should be little doubt that Britain has a problem with its’ weight. Current estimates rate the level of obesity at around a quarter of the population. That’s a lot of big people. The traditional British diet, heavy in saturated fats and carbohydrates, added to an ever more sedentary lifestyle would seem to be the [...]

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