“First they overran the School of Psychology, Bangor University, North Wales and then moved inland in search of good bread. American academics infiltrated my customer list.
And over the best part of ten years they have been such good customers I repaid them by developing a Thanksgiving Bread.
A deep mixture of strong white, wholemeal and rye flours, rye starter, pecans and cranberries soaked in bourbon and orange juice with added zest.
One year each Thanksgiving loaf came with a free CD – my personal compilation of Old Time music: Gid Tanner & the Skillet Lickers, Charlie Poole, Grampa Jones, etc. They were a little bemused …”