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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

Taking Stock

When crowded calendars demand our attention and we are engrossed in working towards the next big goal, it can be easy to lose sight of the milestones that have already been passed. To celebrate the dawn of 2018… 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

Scotland The Bread’s heritage flour is launched for sale

After five years’ work in growing and research, social business Scotland The Bread has released for sale Scotland’s first ever nutrient-dense heritage flour. More than 900,000 tonnes of wheat was grown in Scotland in 2017, enough to make… Read More

Soil To Slice Case Study: Granton Community Gardeners

The Granton Community Garden project has been running since 2010, started on a budget of £10 and a patch of previously waste land on a street corner. In the past seven years it has expanded to include nine… Read More

Post-Bake Analysis: The Scottish Bread Championships

The inaugural Scottish Bread Championships took place at the Royal Highland Show on Thursday 22nd June, with almost fifty loaves of Real Bread submitted to the judging panel. On behalf of Scotland The Bread and the event’s co-creator… Read More

Scottish Bread Championship winners announced

Our congratulations to all the Scottish Bread Champions awarded their Gold, Silver and Bronze certificates on Thursday 22nd June at the Royal Highland Show. A headline mention goes to Supreme Champion Woodlea Stables for their Scottish Sourdough made using… Read More

Meet the Judges: Scottish Bread Championships

Some of Scotland’s most respected chefs and foremost artisan food campaigners and experts will be judging this June’s Scottish Bread Championships, each bringing their own experience and field of expertise and interest to the table. Meet the judging panel below:… 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

Sunday Post interview: an introduction to Real Bread and Real Bread Week

Veronica Burke was interviewed by Sunday Post reporter Stevie Gallacher for an interview published on May 7th: read an abridged version on their website here, or the full interview below. What is Real Bread Week? The Real Bread Campaign… Read More