Loaves: baralys

It’s been three months since I started selling Marlais and Dulais loaves from the honesty box and I felt it was time to offer something new. Inspired by the whole-grain, heritage-grain ethos of Tartine Book No3 and coming across the work of Edward Dickin to revive an ancient grain, I started experimenting with naked barley….

Seed Journey @ Artes Mundi 7

Back before Christmas I went to the National Museum with fellow members of the Welsh Grain Forum to meet Amy Franceschini and some of her companions on the Seed Journey, a year-long sailing expedition from Oslo to the Middle East that had been shortlisted for Artes Mundi 7. They were in the throes of setting…