All you need to know about bread

Making your own bread is easier than you might think. With our knead-to-know tips, expert advice, product reviews and easy recipes, you'll be a dab hand at making loaves and buns before you know it...

All you need to know about bread

Our best-ever bread recipes

Turkish bread topped with pickles and sauces
Our highest-rated loaves, flatbreads, tear-and-share rolls and more... 
Our top bread recipes

Six steps to brilliant bread

loaf of bread with slices on a chopping board
Our senior food editor gives top tips to help everyone from the beginner up. 
Cassie's six bread tips

Video: How to make bread

Hands kneading dough on a surface
A step-by-step guide to making bread from start to finish. 
Watch our bread video

Great British Bake Off's Luis Troyano on bread

Luis Troyano in a kitchen
Luis tells us how to avoid bread disasters by sharing his troubleshooting tips. 
Luis Troyano: How to fix common bread problems

Bread basics and beyond

Focaccia bread

From olive bread to prosciutto swirls, we have a bread recipe for every occasion. 
Eight bread recipes with a difference

How to buy bread the French way

Two baguettes with tomato sauce, chorizo and onion topping
There's more to buying a baguette than you might think. Here's how to do it à la Francais.
Tips for buying bread like the French

On test: The best flour shakers

Flour shaker with lid off
Former Great British Bake Off stars review flour dredgers - an essential piece of kit for the regular breadmaker. 
The best flour shakers

How to make cloud bread

Three cloud bread sandwiches
Bread, but not as you know it. This low-carb internet sensation certainly isn't one for purists... 
Our guide to cloud 'bread'

How to make French toast

Two plates of french toast with yogurt and raspberries
Achieve the perfect 'eggy bread' with our easy tips and recipes for this brilliant brunch dish.
How to make French toast.

10 ways to use up leftover bread

Bread and butter butting in a tray
Never waste a scrap and use every stray slice with our resourceful recipes.
Top 10 ways to use up leftover bread

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7th May, 2020
Could you do a how to guide for wholemeal bread? The technique is different to white bread and getting a good rise is hard if you're not sure about what you're doing.
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11th May, 2020
Hi, I will pass on your request. Thank you, Lulu
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