Blueberry Brioche Recipe

Blueberry Brioche Recipe

May 17, 2024

Brioche bun filled with vanilla pastry cream, fresh blueberries and shortbread crumble. Best enjoyed fresh out the oven.     The Recipe: Makes 9 little buns. Ingredients: Brioche dough, after its second rise overnight in the fridge. 250g fresh blueberries. Egg wash (see below) 1 quantity pastry cream (see below) 1 quantity crumble topping (see […]

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WHEAT PROJECT DIARIES CHAPTER 2: A VISIT TO AMPNEY BROOK FARM

May 3, 2024

Words Charlie Monaghan Photography Elliot Sheppard Ampney Brook Farm, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. March 25th 2024. We recently shared the first chapter of our Wheat Project, a year-long initiative with 10 nature-led farmers in which we’re supporting them to do more of the type of farming we think is needed in the food system. Here is the […]

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Appreciating Quality Beyond Personal Taste

April 26, 2024

Words Charlie Monaghan Photography Hector Marshall “The limits of my language mean the limits of my world,” said philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, and while his exact meaning is debated, the sentiment is clear: words are important. It’s a thought that’s surfaced in our minds recently as we’ve emerged from a busy period of baking development to […]

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Momo Kombucha

GAIL’s x Momo Kombucha: A Fascination with Fermentation

April 9, 2024

At a glance, there might not appear to be many similarities between a glass of kombucha and a loaf of sourdough bread. Look a little closer and a world of similarities bubbles up from the process that unites how they are made: fermentation.​ Your daily loaf and bottle of kombucha are made in similar ways, […]

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Shipton Mill

OUR WHEAT PROJECT SUPPORTS SOIL-FOCUSED FARMING FOR BETTER BREAD

March 20, 2024

“Like most of the ideas at GAIL’s, it started with the bakers.” The world of craft baking is an exciting place to be. In a culture that is increasingly interested in understanding where food comes from, and with recent advances to the scientific understanding of healthy agriculture, we bakers have an opportunity to meaningfully support […]

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Waste Not Hot Cross Bun

Every Last Crumb: Waste-Not Hot Cross Bun Recipes

March 20, 2024

Waste not, want not, as the old saying goes. Like any food lover, we can’t watch leftovers be thrown away. We’re constantly looking at ways to reuse surplus food, taking a leaf from the books of older generations who used simple, creative methods to make use of every last crumb. It is our responsibility to […]

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