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The scientific reason toast is so much more than bread

Hot buttered toast

June 28th, 2016 by

Bread is great – flavoursome, heady and great company for cheese . But toast, well toast is just better. The smell, the texture, the taste. It is so much more than a dried out charred bread. It is culinary heaven. And the reason why can be explained by science. Let us introduce the Maillard reaction. When […]

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Homemade chia and berry jam on toast

June 20th, 2016 by

DO NOT be put off by having to make your own jam – it takes less than half an hour and is totally deeelish Heat the berries in a small pan (frozen of fresh) for 5 mins until they are warm and have started to break down Add the chia seeds and maple syrup Simmer on […]

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Reasons to love bread #10: Choice

June 16th, 2016 by

We at FAB Flour are on a mission. We are sad that bread, once a staple of the British diet, has become demonised. People are actively avoiding bread, worried because it is a source of carbohydrates or because it contains gluten. What many people don’t seem to realise is, that far from being an unhealthy food […]

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Greek toast

June 7th, 2016 by

Houmous, black olives, rocket and sesame seeds on toast. A delightful way to remind you of holidays in the Greek Isles … even if you’ve never been! If you haven’t noticed, I have a slight obsession with houmous. It’s so versatile and can be filled with all sorts of flavours such as lemon, garlic, pepper […]

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Houmous, rocket and pomegranate on toast

June 1st, 2016 by

I originally saw this idea on Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube and at first and I wondered what all the fuss was about. However after trying it, it is my favourite small lunch to go to when in a hurry. Houmous, pomegranate and rocket are always a staple in my kitchen as they taste so fantastic together. Try […]

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