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BAKING FOR SAT 12 JUNE – collections from my house and deliveries in and close to Chester

Sorry but I can only manage a small bake this week-end.

Collect from my home in CH2 between 3pm and 5pm SATURDAY 12 JUNE. If you haven’t been here before I’ll supply directions when I confirm your order.  Any offers to volunteer to help with deliveries will be appreciated.

Next bake after this should be Sat 19 June for the Taste Cheshire Market on Chester Town Hall Square (9.30 am – 4.30 pm) with a much wider choice of products.

This  Sat 12 June I’m planning to bake the following (with certified organic flours, as always) and please remember – all my produce freezes well:

GENUINE SOURDOUGH ‘HEAVIES’

Naturally leavened with no bakers’ yeast and ‘heavy’ only because made with 100% stoneground wholegrain flours (not because sourdough).

570g Stoneground wholegrain rye ‘Borodinsky’ tin loaf with coriander seeds – £3.40

570g Stoneground wholegrain rye tin loaf with toasted hazelnuts and toasted pumpkin seeds – £3.40

OTHER YEASTED PRODUCTS

Teacakes (in bags of four) – £3.80

Little ‘Butterful’ Brioche Loaf (avg 220g) £2.50

CAKES etc

Walnut Pie – £24 for a whole pie.  3.00 per slice (this is 1/8 of a pie and is easily plenty for 2 portions).  If you order more than one slice I will not cut them separately, meaning that you can choose portion size.

Harry’s Cake (for lovers of nuts and ginger). HALF PRICE as the best by date is 8 June but the cakes will be fine for at least 2 more weeks.  Price is down from £16.00 per kg to £8 per kg so cakes will now cost between £3.75 and £4.40 approx.

Apricot energy bars with walnuts and local raw honey. £2.50 per pack of 2 bars.

VEGGIE SAVOURIES

Savoury Brioche Tart with tomatoes and basil or with broccoli and stilton. Suitable for vegetarians. Whole rectangular tart – £13 (approx 30 x 20 x 2.5 cm).  Half rectangular tart £7. Quarter rectangular tart £3.60.  (No round tarts this week.) One quarter is sufficient for two portions. Will keep in your fridge until Wednesday or can be frozen.

Please order by 9am tomorrow, Friday, if possible

By e-mail to jane.artisanbread@gmail.com

or ring me on 01244 300761.

(Please don’t order via Facebook.)

PROVISIONAL BAKING DATES

Vey sorry but can’t bake this weekend.  Now hoping to be fit enough to bake Sat 12 June (collections from my house and local deliveries) and Sat 19 June (Taste Cheshire Market on Chester Town Hall Square).  More news w/c 6 June.

NO BAKING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Very sorry to let customers down but I’m still walking with two sticks.  Hoping to bake for Sun 6 June but this is by no means certain.  I’ll post again closer to the time.  Meanwhile, many thanks to everyone who’s been in touch.

14/15 MAY BAKING CANCELLED

SORRY, CANNOT BAKE THIS WEEKEND

BAKING SUNDAY 2 MAY FOR ABBEY LEYS FARMERS’ MARKET, COLLECTIONS FROM MY HOME AND (FREE) LOCAL DELIVERIES

Buy at Abbey Leys Farmers’ Market 10am – 1pm  or order to collect at Abbey Leys.  Please pay with cash or by cheque.

Order to collect from my home in CH2 between 2pm and 4pm SUNDAY 2 MAY. If you haven’t been here before I’ll supply directions when I confirm your order. Please pay with cash or by cheque.

Request a delivery Any volunteers who can help with deliveries in and close to Chester will be appreciated.

After Sun 2 May my next bake is SATURDAY 15 MAY for Taste Cheshire Market on Chester Town Hall Sq and collections from my home. Details will be available w/c Mon 10 May.

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For Sunday 2 May I’m planning to bake:

GENUINE SOURDOUGH ‘HEAVIES’

Naturally leavened with no bakers’ yeast and ‘heavy’ only because made with 100% stoneground wholegrain flours (not because sourdough).

570g Stoneground wholegrain rye sourdough tin loaf with toasted hazelnuts and pumpkin seeds  - £3.40

800g Stoneground wholegrain spelt sourdough tin loaf – £3.50

BREAD with BAKERS’ YEAST

400g Miracle bread – £3.00

Miracle baps (in bags of four) – £3.00

400g Traditional white – £2.50

800g Traditional white – £3.80

400g Rosemary Bread – £3.00

600g Oaty Bread – £3.40 (‘Medium’ brown loaf with a soft crumb that toasts beautifully – and with extra fibre from Shropshire organic oats)

Oaty Barms (in bags of four) – £3.00 (Roughly the same size as Miracle baps)

600g Wheat and rye with caraway seeds – £3.40

OTHER YEASTED PRODUCTS

Giant Teacakes (in bags of four) – £3.80

Giant Chelsea Buns – £1.80 each

CAKES etc

Harry’s Cake (for lovers of nuts and ginger) – £16.00 per kg. Whole cakes cost between £7.50 and £9.00.  Half-cakes are also available.

Traditional Bara-brith £4.00.

Apricot Energy Bars with walnuts and local honey – £2.50 for a pack of two.

Walnut Pie – £24 for a whole pie.  3.00 per slice (this is 1/8 of a pie and is easily plenty for 2 portions).  If you order more than one slice I will not cut them separately, meaning that you can choose portion size.  Will keep until at least 9 June  in your fridge or can be frozen

VEGGIE & VEGAN SAVOURIES

Mild aubergine curry rolls £2.00 (suitable for vegans)

Veggie parsnip and cashew nut roast – eat hot or cold – each roast serves 2 main portions – suitable for home-freezing £6 each or £11.00 for 2

Orders by Friday morning if possible:

e-mail to jane.artisanbread@gmail.com

or ring me on 01244 300761.

(Please don’t order via Facebook.)

BAKING ON SATURDAY 17 APRIL FOR TASTE CHESHIRE MARKET ON CHESTER TOWN HALL SQUARE, COLLECTIONS FROM MY HOME & LOCAL DELIVERIES

Traditional white - THE loaf for toasting!

THE TASTE CHESHIRE MARKET on Chester Town Hall Square on Sat 17 April is now (13/4) confirmed .   The market  starts at 10am and finishes around 4pm.   My table should be in the usual spot at the base of the town hall steps (Princess St side).    Mary will be selling on my behalf. Pay in cash or by cheque (no card payments, sorry.) There is a Barclays ATM opposite.   I am not accepting orders for collection at the market.

PLEASE ORDER IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO COLLECT FROM MY HOME IN CH2 BETWEEN 1.30PM AND 3PM. If you haven’t been here before I’ll send directions when I confirm your order.

Free delivery can often be arranged in or close to Chester (volunteers will be much appreciated).

I’m planning to bake the following (all with certified organic flours, as usual) and extra items will probably be available at the market:

GENUINE SOURDOUGH ‘HEAVIES’

Naturally leavened with no bakers’ yeast and ‘heavy’ only because made with 100% stoneground wholegrain flours (not because sourdough).

570g ‘Borodinsky’ stoneground wholegrain rye sourdough tin loaf with coriander seeds  - £3.40

570g stoneground wholegrain rye sourdough tin loaf with figs and fennel seeds  - £3.40

800g Stoneground wholegrain wheat and rye sourdough tin loaf – £3.50

BREAD with BAKERS’ YEAST

400g Miracle bread – £3.00

Miracle baps (in bags of four) – £3.00

400g Traditional white – £2.50

800g Traditional white – £3.80

400g Rosemary Bread – £3.00

600g Oaty Bread – £3.40 (‘Medium’ brown loaf with a soft crumb that toasts beautifully – and with extra fibre from Shropshire organic oats)

Oaty Barms (in bags of four) – £3.00 (same size as Miracle baps)

600g Wheat and rye with caraway seeds – £3.40

400g Wheat and rye loaf with olives and sun-dried tomatoes – £3.00

OTHER YEASTED PRODUCTS

Teacakes (in bags of four) – £3.80  BBE Wed 21 Apr or freeze for 3+ months

Giant Chelsea Buns – £1.80 each  Best on the day they are baked, i.e Sat 17 April

CAKES etc

Walnut Pie – £24 for a whole pie.  3.00 per slice (this is 1/8 of a pie and is easily plenty for 2 portions).  If you order more than one slice I will not cut them separately, meaning that you can choose portion size.  Will keep until at least 9 June  in your fridge or can be frozen

Harry’s Cake (for lovers of nuts and ginger) – £16.00 per kg. Whole cakes cost between £7.50 and £9.00.  Half-cakes are also available. Will keep till at least 8 June in your fridge in your fridge or can be frozen

Traditional Bara-brith – £4.00.  Will keep till at least 20/5/21 in your fridge or can be frozen

Lemon cake – £4.00 Will keep till at least 14/5/21 in your fridge or can be frozen

Apple Cake with apples from my garden – £2.50 for 2 portions. Keep in fridge.  Best within 1 week of purchase or can be frozen.

Almond slice with strawberry jam (berries from my garden) – £2.50 for 2 portions. Best within 1 week of purchase or can be frozen.

Apricot Energy Bars – £2.50 for a pack of two. Will keep in your fridge for at least 2 months.

VEGGIE & VEGAN SAVOURIES

Mild aubergine curry rolls £2.00 (suitable for vegans).  BBE Wed 21 Apr or freeze for up to 6 months.

Veggie parsnip and cashew nut roast – eat hot or cold – each roast serves 2 main portions – suitable for home-freezing £6 each or £11.00 for 2. BBE Wed 21 Apr or freeze for up to 6 months.

Savoury Brioche Tart with tomatoes and basil or with broccoli and stilton.   Whole tart – £13 .  Half tart £7. Quarter tart £3.60.  One quarter is sufficient for two portions.  Bbe Wed 21 Apr or freeze for up to 6 months.

Please remember, no advance orders for collection at Taste Cheshire Market

Please order soon if you want to collect from my home!

By e-mail to jane.artisanbread@gmail.com

or ring me on 01244 300761.

(Please don’t order via Facebook.)

BAKING SUNDAY 4 APRIL FOR ABBEY LEYS FARMERS’ MARKET, COLLECTIONS FROM MY HOME AND (FREE) LOCAL DELIVERIES

Buy at Abbey Leys Farmers’ Market 10am – 1pm SUNDAY 4 APRIL (Easter Sunday). See end of this post if you want to order in advance to collect at Abbey Leys.

Collect from my home in CH2 between 2pm and 4pm SUNDAY 4 APRIL (Easter Sunday). If you haven’t been here before I’ll supply directions when I confirm your order.  Any volunteers who can help with deliveries will be appreciated.

For the future please note PROVISIONAL next baking date

Saturday 17 April – baking for the Taste Cheshire Market on Chester Town Hall Square (10am – 4pm) and collections from my home between 1pm and 3pm. The Taste Cheshire Market can only go ahead with the agreement of CWAC.  I will send a line to everyone on my mailing list as soon as a decision has been made.

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For Sunday 4 April I’m planning to bake:

GENUINE SOURDOUGH ‘HEAVIES’

Naturally leavened with no bakers’ yeast and ‘heavy’ only because made with 100% stoneground wholegrain flours (not because sourdough).

570g Stoneground wholegrain rye sourdough tin loaf with toasted hazelnuts and pumpkin seeds  - £3.40

800g Stoneground wholegrain spelt sourdough tin loaf – £3.50

BREAD with BAKERS’ YEAST

400g Miracle bread – £3.00

Miracle baps (in bags of four) – £3.00

400g Traditional white – £2.50

800g Traditional white – £3.80

400g Rosemary Bread – £3.00

600g Oaty Bread – £3.40 (‘Medium’ brown loaf with a soft crumb that toasts beautifully – and with extra fibre from Shropshire organic oats)

Oaty Barms (in bags of four) – £3.00 (Roughly the same size as Miracle baps)

600g Wheat and rye with caraway seeds – £3.40

OTHER YEASTED PRODUCTS

Teacakes (in bags of four) – £3.80

Giant Chelsea Buns – £1.80 each

CAKES etc

Walnut Pie – £24 for a whole pie.  3.00 per slice (this is 1/8 of a pie and is easily plenty for 2 portions).  If you order more than one slice I will not cut them separately, meaning that you can choose portion size.

Harry’s Cake (for lovers of nuts and ginger) – £16.00 per kg. Whole cakes cost between £7.50 and £9.00.  Half-cakes are also available.

Traditional Bara-brith £4.00.

Apricot Energy Bars – £2.50 for a pack of two.

VEGGIE & VEGAN SAVOURIES

Slightly spicy (veggie) cheese and onion rolls £1.50

Mild aubergine curry rolls £2.00 (suitable for vegans)

Veggie parsnip and cashew nut roast – eat hot or cold – each roast serves 2 main portions – suitable for home-freezing £6 each or £11.00 for 2


Please order soon !

By e-mail to jane.artisanbread@gmail.com

or ring me on 01244 300761.

(Please don’t order via Facebook.)

BAKING ON SATURDAY 27 MARCH for collections from my house between 2pm and 4pm and (free) local deliveries

Collect from my home in CH2 between 2pm and 4pm SATURDAY 27 MARCH. If you haven’t been here before I’ll supply directions when I confirm your order.  Any offers to volunteers to help with deliveries will be appreciated.

For the future please note PROVISIONAL baking dates:

Sunday 4 April (Easter Sunday) - baking for Abbey Leys Farmers’ Market (10 am – 1pm) and collections from my home between 2pm and 4pm

Saturday 17 April - baking for the Taste Cheshire Market on Chester Town Hall Square (10am – 4pm) and collections from my home between 1pm and 3pm

This Sat 27 March I’m planning to bake the following (with certified organic flours, as always) and please remember – all my produce freezes well:

GENUINE SOURDOUGH ‘HEAVIES’

Naturally leavened with no bakers’ yeast and ‘heavy’ only because made with 100% stoneground wholegrain flours (not because sourdough).

570g Stoneground wholegrain rye ‘Borodinsky’ tin loaf with coriander seeds – £3.40

800g Stoneground wholegrain wheat and rye tin loaf – £3.50

BREAD with BAKERS’ YEAST

400g Miracle bread – £3.00

Miracle baps (in bags of four) – £3.00

400g Traditional white – £2.50

800g Traditional white – £3.80

800g Oaty Bread – £3.80 (‘Medium’ brown loaf with a soft crumb that toasts beautifully – and with extra fibre from Shropshire organic oats)

Oaty Barms (in bags of four) – £3.00 (Roughly the same size as Miracle baps)

600g Wheat and rye with caraway seeds – £3.40

400g Wheat and rye with olives and sun-dried tomatoes – £3.00

OTHER YEASTED PRODUCTS

Teacakes (in bags of four) – £3.80

Hot cross buns (in bags of four) – £3.00. Same dough as teacakes. Buns are smaller than tea-cakes and have a paste cross made with certified organic flour and certified organic rapeseed oil.  Buns are not glazed so they can be split and popped in your toaster without risk of burning (unless you don’t watch them!)

Giant Chelsea Buns – £1.80 each

CAKES etc

Mini Simnel Cake (made in a baked bean tin) – £4.50 gift wrapped in cellophane – £3.50 in a paper bag.  Same recipe as those I baked for Mothering Sunday when I placed crystallised edible flowers from my garden on the cakes. For 27 March you can choose: little balls of marzipan around the top (one for each apostle bar Judas) or a few Cadbury mini-eggs. I’m not offering crystallised flowers.

Walnut Pie – £24 for a whole pie.  3.00 per slice (this is 1/8 of a pie and is easily plenty for 2 portions).  If you order more than one slice I will not cut them separately, meaning that you can choose portion size.

Harry’s Cake (for lovers of nuts and ginger) – £16.00 per kg. Whole cakes cost between £7.50 and £9.00.  Half-cakes are also available.

VEGGIE SAVOURIES

Parsnip and cashew nut roast (serves 2 as a main course) – suitable for vegetarians. £6 each or 2 for £11. Already cooked. Can be eaten cold or easily reheated. Suitable for freezing. Will keep in your fridge until Wednesday or can be frozen.

Savoury Brioche Tart with tomatoes and basil or with broccoli and stilton. Suitable for vegetarians. Whole rectangular tart – £13 (approx 30 x 20 x 2.5 cm).  Half rectangular tart £7. Quarter rectangular tart £3.60.  (No round tarts this week.) One quarter is sufficient for two portions. Will keep in your fridge until Wednesday or can be frozen.

Individual potato-topped pies with cheesy naturally-grown leeks from my garden £3.20 each or £6 for 2. BBe Wed or freeze for up to 6 months.

Please order soon !

By e-mail to jane.artisanbread@gmail.com

or ring me on 01244 300761.

(Please don’t order via Facebook.)

BAKING ON SATURDAY 13 MARCH

Collect from my home in CH2 between 2pm and 4pm this SATURDAY 13 MARCH.  If you haven’t been here before I’ll send directions when I confirm your order.  Any offers to volunteers to help with deliveries will be appreciated.

For the future please note that the Taste Cheshire Market that would normally take place on Sat 20 March has been cancelled.  My next bake will be Sat 27 March.

This Sat 13 March I’m planning to bake (with certified organic flours, as always):

GENUINE SOURDOUGH ‘HEAVIES’

Naturally leavened with no bakers’ yeast and ‘heavy’ only because made with 100% stoneground wholegrain flours (not because sourdough).

570g Stoneground wholegrain rye tin loaf with toasted hazelnuts and toasted pumpkin seeds – £3.40

800g Stoneground wholegrain wheat tin loaf – £3.50

BREAD with BAKERS’ YEAST

400g Miracle bread – £3.00

Miracle baps (in bags of four) – £3.00

400g Traditional white – £2.50

800g Traditional white – £3.80

400g Rosemary bread – £3.00

600g Wheat and rye with caraway seeds – £3.40

OTHER YEASTED PRODUCTS

Teacakes (in bags of four) – £3.80

Giant Chelsea Buns – £1.80 each

CAKES etc

Mini Simnel Cakes (for illustrative purposes only)

Mini Simnel Cake (made in a baked bean tin) – £4.50 gift wrapped in cellophane – £3.50 in a paper bag.  Although nowadays we mostly associate Simnel Cake with Easter, it was originally a cake that girls in service were allowed to bake and take home to their mother on a rare holiday – Mothering Sunday

Walnut Pie – £24 for a whole pie.  3.00 per slice (this is 1/8 of a pie and is easily plenty for 2 portions).  If you order more than one slice I will not cut them separately, meaning that you can choose portion size.

Harry’s Cake (for lovers of nuts and ginger) – £16.00 per kg. Whole cakes cost between £7.50 and £9.00.  Half-cakes are also available.

Apricot energy bars with local honey – £2.50 per pack of 2

Almond slice with jam made from my own garden strawberries – £2.50 per pack of 2 slices

VEGGIE & VEGAN SAVOURIES

Parsnip and cashew nut roast (serves 2 as a main course) – suitable for vegetarians. £6 each or 2 for £11. Already cooked. Can be eaten cold or easily reheated. Suitable for freezing. Will keep in your fridge until Wednesday or can be frozen.

Savoury Brioche Tart with tomatoes and basil or with broccoli and stilton. Suitable for vegetarians. Whole rectangular tart – £13 (approx 30 x 20 x 2.5 cm).  Half rectangular tart £7. Quarter rectangular tart £3.60.  (No round tarts this week.) One quarter is sufficient for two portions. Will keep in your fridge until Wednesday or can be frozen.

Individual potato-topped pies with cheesy naturally-grown leeks from my garden £3.20 each or £6 for 2. BBe Wed or freeze for up to 6 months.

Individual potato-topped pies with mild vegetable curry £3.20 each or £6 for 2. BBe Wed or freeze for up to 6 months. Suitable for vegans.

Please order soon !

By e-mail to jane.artisanbread@gmail.com

or ring me on 01244 300761.

(Please don’t order via Facebook.)

BAKING ON SATURDAY 20 FEB

Please say when ordering where you intend to collect.

If you wish to collect from my home in CH2 between 1pm and 3pm (please note earlier times than usual), it’s essential to order.  If you haven’t been here before I’ll send directions when I confirm your order.

There is a possibility that the Taste Cheshire Market on Chester Town Hall will go ahead for food shopping from 10am till 4pm. If it does, my table should be in the usual spot and Mary will be selling on my behalf.  It’s not necessary to order but you can do so if you wish. Pay in cash or by cheque at the market. There is an ATM very close to my table. I will send another message with definite information as soon as a decision has been made. TASTE CHESHIRE MARKET CANCELLED.

I’m planning to bake:

GENUINE SOURDOUGH ‘HEAVIES’

Naturally leavened with no bakers’ yeast and ‘heavy’ only because made with 100% stoneground wholegrain flours (not because sourdough).

570g Stoneground wholegrain rye tin loaf with figs and fennel seeds – £3.40

570g Stoneground wholegrain ‘Borodinsky’ rye tin loaf with coriander seeds – £3.40

800g Stoneground wholegrain wheat tin loaf – £3.50

BREAD with BAKERS’ YEAST

400g Miracle bread – £3.00

Miracle baps (in bags of four) – £3.00

400g Traditional white – £2.50

800g Traditional white – £3.80

400g Rosemary bread – £3.00

600g Wheat and rye with caraway seeds – £3.40

600g Medium brown bread with oats – £3.40

Medium brown oaty baps – £3.00 per 4

OTHER YEASTED PRODUCTS

Teacakes (in bags of four) – £3.80

Giant Chelsea Buns – £1.80 each

Bread pudding – 80p per portion

CAKES etc

Walnut Pie – £24 for a whole pie.  3.00 per slice (this is 1/8 of a pie and is easily plenty for 2 portions).  If you order more than one slice I will not cut them separately, meaning that you can choose portion size.

Harry’s Cake (for lovers of nuts and ginger) – £16.00 per kg. Whole cakes cost between £7.50 and £9.00.  Half-cakes are also available.

Apricot energy bars with local honey – £2.50 per pack of 2

Bara Brith – £4.00

‘Molly’ – £5.00   The recipe describes this as a ‘cake’ but think more Clootie Dumpling or even bread pudding.  It’s densely packed with apricots, figs, prunes, sultanas, raisins and dates but has no refined sugar. It’s suitable for vegans and will keep in the fridge for over a month.

Almond slice with jam made from my own garden strawberries – £2.50 per pack of 2 slices

VEGGIE / VEGAN SAVOURIES

Parsnip and cashew nut roast (serves 2 as a main course) – suitable for vegetarians. £6 each or 2 for £11. Already cooked. Can be eaten cold or easily reheated. Suitable for freezing. Will keep in your fridge until Wednesday or can be frozen.

NEW RECIPE Gluten-free hazelnut and mushroom roast (serves 2 as a main course) – suitable for vegans and vegetarians.  £6 each or 2 for £11. Already cooked. Can be eaten cold or easily reheated. Suitable for freezing. Will keep in your fridge until Wednesday or can be frozen.

Savoury Brioche Tart with tomatoes and basil or with broccoli and stilton. Suitable for vegetarians. Whole rectangular tart – £13 (approx 30 x 20 x 2.5 cm).  Half rectangular tart £7. Quarter rectangular tart £3.60.  (No round tarts this week.) One quarter is sufficient for two portions. Will keep in your fridge until Wednesday or can be frozen.

Please order soon !

By e-mail to jane.artisanbread@gmail.com

or ring me on 01244 300761.

(Please don’t order via Facebook.)