Category Archives: bread

 

Bread and summer

Things have gone into summer drift here at the Iambic Cafe. I’ve been jolted into action by my friends at the Kneading Conference West, who’d like me to share with you news of their upcoming gathering, September 12-14, to be … Continue reading

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Flavour of September, with a pinch of October

      How busy can one month be? Very very in September’s case. Here it is October and I’m still rushing. A quick review will show why I’ve been too crazed to post, though it’s been delightful and stimulating. … Continue reading

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Kneading with a k

I’d been looking forward to the second offering of the Kneading Conference West, held in the idyllic gardens and fruit orchard of the Mount Vernon Research Station, where grains are being grown, tested and much discussed. Over this past September … Continue reading

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Kneading Conference West – day 2

Sun broke out on day 2, causing some basking on the grass at lunchtime. We began the day with a PowerPoint tour of local and small scale wheat producers from non-wheat areas; wheat breeder and conference organizer Stephen Jones showed … Continue reading

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Kneading Conference West: day 1

Drove to Mount Vernon, WA yesterday: a long day, but a gorgeous drive through lush northwest Washington. Headed to the first Kneading Conference West, which is modelled on Maine’s long established and hugely popular Kneading Conference. The idea is to … Continue reading

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