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Sourdough bread. A solution for those with gluten intolerance?

Sourdough prepared the old fashioned way, before added gluten and fast-rising yeast became the norm, may be one solution for those who can’t tolerate gluten. Long fermentation process allows bacteria to fully break down the carbohydrates and gluten in bread, making it easier to digest and releasing the nutrients within it, allowing our bodies to …

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A momentous time for Bread

“It’s a momentous time for bread. That’s especially satisfying, given the years it spent as a bad word in our diet vocabulary: High carb! High gluten! Unhealthy!” “…it’s bread that’s standing out right now. Compare it to the best fried chicken, the best bowl of noodles you’ve had recently. Great bread is truly everywhere.” Just …

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colourful pasta class

Colourful Pasta Class

We had great fun recently at our Colourful pasta class, where we made fresh egg pasta, coloured with beetroot & spinach to create some beautiful colourful Italian dishes. Thanks to all who came & of course to Yohena for these wonderful Photos!

Organic Irish soda bread ready!

Getting ready for the CIC charity market Wednesday morning at 10am at the Sailing club in Como. Come along and buy a freshly baked loaf and also grab an easy ready to bake packet for baking at home!

Fresh spring peas

  There was a great buzz at the Como market this morning, with local producers from all over Como province. And one lovely farmer has these gorgeous fresh peas for me today. Shelling the peas is a Great activity to keep the kids busy in The garden, and they are the star ingredient in spring …

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