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King Arthur Mills

February 22, 2018

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The third week of our vacation I attended the professional bread baking course at King Arthur Mills in Norwich Vermont.  I enjoyed learning and making new friends.  We were taught by Master Baker Jeffery Hamelman.  Can’t wait to share what I have learned, as bread baking is my passion and my journey.

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What a beautiful place to be in the fall.  The view of fall colours were spectacular.  We stayed at the Norwich Inn and enjoyed Halloween in town.  The whole town gets involved with activities for the youngsters.  They start around 3:00 PM and finish by dark.  It really brought joy to my heart.

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I have really neglected my site!

February 22, 2018

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I am going to try and catch up.  New Year’s Resolution…….. I will try harder this year to post on my site, even though it is already February going into March.

The farmers markets ended Thanksgiving weekend.  We took a well deserved vacation right after we cleaned up and put everything to bed for the season.

We drove to Virginia Beach for one week, got some sun and read a couple of books.  The second week we were in Williamsburg and enjoyed the Colonial Village.  We also attended their wonderful farmers market.

Vegan Birthday Cake

July 17, 2017

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Special order for a vegan birthday cake this past week.  Four layers of chocolate cake with a hint of fresh ginger and orange.  Chocolate frosting between the layers of the nake cake with a chocolate gaunache dripping.  Then decorated with local strawberries from the farmer’s market.

Made it in the Highlander news paper

May 29, 2017

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Finished the first week end at the farmers markets.  Made the front page of the Minden Times and in the Highlander Events page in the Highlander.  Our new market in Minden has been very receptive.  We look forward to meeting and building a new relationship with patrons of the Minden Farmers Market.

Apple Galette with Fragipanne

May 11, 2017

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Could not stop eating these apple galette’s.  Made with a flaky buttery crust with a layer of almond paste (frangipane) filling then layered with lovely juicey sweet and tart apples.  These sweet pastries will be featured at the long weekend farmer’s market next week.  I hope to see you there.

Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread

May 11, 2017

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I have to say this is the best Cinnamon Raisin Bread I have ever had.  I have been testing out new bread recipes lately and this is a keeper.  I toasted the bread the next day and it was yummy.  I look forward to making french toast with it next time.  You will be seeing this soft, sweet smelling loaf at the market next week.

Gluten-free Bagels

May 6, 2017

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These bagels got an A+ from all my taste testers.  You will be seeing these babies at the market  in a few weeks.  So drop by and try them out.

Semolina Bread

May 6, 2017

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Trying out semolina bread today.  Recipe that I learned to make at the San Francisco Baking Institute last month.  Just came out of the oven.  Smells great and feels soft.  Can’t wait to cut into it.