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Steven Croft
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Baker and advocate of Real Bread and real food. Food blogger, guitarist, writer and communication geek. Loves dogs owner of two crazy Collies.
Baker and advocate of Real Bread and real food. Food blogger, guitarist, writer and communication geek. Loves dogs owner of two crazy Collies.

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The not-so secret secret of Sourdough
I've been struggling to get my dough-mo-jo back recently. I got out of the habit of baking regularly when my mother-in-law got ill and then died. I used to make bread for everyone: about six or seven loaves of a Sunday, and it was good bread too, mainly sou...
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An uncharacteristic New Year reflection from me
Rewilding Myself
Rewilding Myself
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There's a food fight going on though it's more like a class war. And, as often is the case in war, the rich and the powerful are calling the shots while the rest of us fire the bullets.  Last week food journalist Marina O'Loughlin put her head above the par...
Careful Food
Careful Food
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The Not So Shocking Supermarket Chicken Shocker
Were you shocked by the Guardian/ITV expose that allegedly uncovered a catalogue of food standards breaches? Their undercover reporting appeared to reveal unsold chicken that had been returned to the factory was being repackaged and sent out as fresh. They ...
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What Our Local Card Shop Says About Shopping Locally
Congratulations Michelle! For thirty years Michelle has sold local people greetings cards from her shop Celebrations in the Lees village centre in Oldham. It was the anniversary of her launching the shop last year. The shop is successful, by Michelle's stan...
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Do You Really Choose the Food You Buy? - Take Back Control.
Who chooses the food you buy for your family? Surely you do. It is you that writes your shopping list picks items from the shelves and  place them in the trolley. But lift the lid of the products in our we choose  and it is much less clear who is choosing w...
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I've not written anything here for a while, but here's what I thought of last night's Martin Carthy gig.
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The Need to Knead
Across the globe bakers knead.
Wherever wheat doughs are made, kneading happens. Jane Mason, founder of
Virtuous Bread is currently working on The
Travelling Bread Oven , a film celebrating bread across the globe. She says: introducing flour to water '...th...
The Need to Knead
The Need to Knead
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Let's Keep the Awww in Our Meat
Awww. Lambs are cute. Cows have beautiful doleful eyes and seem so gentle when they gaze at you happily chewing; and pigs: such cheerful friendly chaps. We do an odd mental thing when we think about food don't we? We love fluffy and cuddly creatures: we giv...
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