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The Beginner's Guide to Sourdough Bread

As the daughter of an avid baker, there are few baked goodies that I haven’t tried. From lamingtons to cornbread, my mom always had a new recipe that she wanted to try and I was happy to be the taste tester. Bread, however, was never really one of those things either of us had much interest in. That all changed recently when Julia sent me a gallery full of images from her bread baking adventures… To be honest, I never really thought of sourdough bread as a feasible means of sustenance. Yeah, sure, it made a nice sandwich base whenever I went out for brunch but it’s not really something I would actively make or buy. That is until Julia...

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New stockist in in the UK!

I have waiting to report on the wonderful partnerships established at Pulse London trade show. Orders are being shipped so if you are in the UK, check out these stores for Spaza products. It was an amazing experience and thanks to my cousin - in- law Louise's help - it was a lot of fun too! Two Sisters:   3 Church Road, Wimbledon SW19 5DW Smoke on the Water:   2 Victoria Road, Deal, Kent  CT14 7AP The Leaping Hare Country Store  Wyken Vineyards, Stanton, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP31 2DW The Mistley Kitchen:   39- 43 High Street Mistley, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1HD &MEAD:    49 Borough Road, Redcar by the Sea, North Yorkshire, TS10 2EG Petersham Nurseries: Church Lane, Petersham, Richmond, Surrey...

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Cutting Room Cushions

Chair Cushions made from the offcuts from the cutting room floor are actually the invention of ladies sitting at sewing machines for hours on end everyday. The cotton we use for our dish covers has been pre-washed so it is soft and by carefully layering the offcuts inside a cotton case we create a thin dense comfortable cushion. We then give it a big stitch through the centre to keep it stable. Not only are we putting our waste to good use, we are creating a natural biodegradable cushion - free from polyester and microfibres. The Cutting Room Cushions and the covers are sold separately so you can update your cushions whenever you need a change. First in a series of...

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