Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Fortification - Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle
We visited Bamburgh Castle on the NE Coast of England  this Easter Monday.  The fortifications go back to Napoleonic times and beyond (although its present form owes most to the Victorian age).
I made some fortified bread for Easter.  Brioche.  Rather rich and traditionally made with crenellations:

It didn't last long.


Warding off invasion from the sea.


  1. It's been a while since we were treated to news of your bread making,

  2. I am mindfull of the "allotment" in the name of my blog. In Mal's Allotment days I had a separate blog for bread: Rye Smile, but that got locked out at the same time as Mal's Allotment. Anyway the last thing anyone wants is a "bread bore". But I do make all our own bread all the time.

    1. We stray off piste on our blogs but people seem to enjoy that. After all they can always ignore posts they are not interested in,