Ash Baked Flatbreads

Ash Baked Flatbreads

We originally made these for our Bistro in our wood fired oven in our Nailsworth shop. 

Tom then included the recipe in his book Do Wild Baking.

Here's how to learn to cook a pitta on a fire. 

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Chocolate Sourdough Loaf

Chocolate Sourdough Loaf

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American Sourdough Bagels

American Sourdough Bagels

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Feeding Sourdough Starter Recipe

Feeding Sourdough Starter Recipe

Here is everything you need to know on feeding sourdough starter recipe. Our sourdough bread recipe requires 300g of sourdough starter. Know the weight of your container so you can weigh the sourdough starter without creating washing up for this feeding sourdough starter recipe. Our sourdough starter kilner jars weigh approximately 516g. Ideally you should…
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Sourdough Bread Recipe

Sourdough Bread Recipe

A classic sourdough bread recipe makes a loaf with the perfect texture for sandwiches, toast or crispy bruschetta. To make the perfect sourdough bread recipe you will knead; A jar of Hobbs House Bakery 60 year old sourdough culture A baking stone A proving basket For more tips on how to make a great sourdough loaf, take…
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Harvester Bread

Harvester Bread

Our harvester bread recipe was created by Tom, and was named the Combine Harvester Loaf, first made by Tom with locally harvested grain. A wonderfully tasty, seedy, oaty, spelt loaf. This loaf will take a little under three hours from an itching-to-bake start, through to the first hot butter slathered, nutty, seedy, blissful bite. Our…
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Beef and Potatoes

Beef and Potatoes

Our Beef and Potatoes recipe was created for a video with Fabulous Baker Brothers Tom and Henry Herbert. Henry came up with the idea of cooking a delicious joint of Topside over Potatoes boulangerie so they soak up all those delicious meaty juices. This Beef and Potatoes recipe is so simple just serve with kale…
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Panettone Recipe

Panettone Recipe

This panettone recipe links to a recipe by our 2015 #KingOfTheSourdough Winner. Euan won our competition with the most incredible Panettone recipe which he explains absolutely brilliantly on his Signor Biscotti blog. Here Euan explains two panettone recipes, one with commercial yeast and one with sourdough. Both panettone recipes are a labour of love but…
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Royal Icing Recipe

Royal Icing Recipe

Our Royal Icing Recipe is really simple, almost as simple as fondant icing. We love to ice our Christmas Cake recipe with this homemade royal icing recipe for a truly traditional cake. We like to leave ours spiky, like an authentic snow scene but you can of course smooth yours down with a pallet knife.…
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Beetroot and Chocolate cake recipe

Beetroot and Chocolate cake recipe

This amazing beetroot and chocolate cake recipe comes from our friend and Bristolian Claire Thomson. It’s featured in Claire’s fantastic first book 5 o’clock apron (published by Ebury Press). Also in The Little Table of Delights This beetroot and chocolate cake recipe features in The Little Table of Delights. A theatre show organised by Claire…
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Overnight Bread

Overnight Bread

Overnight bread recipe bakes a loaf to make the BEST TOAST IN THE WORLD! It has a lush flavour, which comes from the long, slow, overnight fermentation. Thomas Herbert, our great-grandfather, was baking at a time when yeast was expensive, so he made dough with about a tenth of the quantity used in modern, mass-produced…
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Marmalade  Recipe

Marmalade Recipe

This is our Auntie’s marmalade recipe. Our Auntie Tory is a bit of a preserve whizz. We enjoy a marmalade-making session in January when seville oranges are at their height. We make enough to last the year and inevitably it’s more than we need but it makes for nice presents. We believe the ultimate accompaniment…
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