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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

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

The Royal Highland Show holds first Scottish Bread Championships

Real Bread sourdough

This June, Real Bread will be centre stage at the Royal Highland Show for the first time in the Show’s history, and it could be your sourdough in the spotlight. Entries are now being taken for the inaugural… Read More

Redefining Value

Emmer wheat at Bread Matters Agroforestry, Macbiehill

One of our aims in Scotland The Bread is to establish ‘fair trade’ between farmers and bakers. This means paying farmers not just for the weight of wheat they produce (as at present) but rather for the amount of… Read More