Bread in Common

Stoke-on-Trent's real bread bakery

Interview with: Karen Snape

Chris Twigg

Date: 15/04/14

Location: Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Interviewer: Steven Cooling

Permission given to use interview for website, exhibition and Staffordshire archive: YES

Question asked “What do you remember about bread or bread baking”.

I'm fifty two now and when I was thirteen the teacher asked us all to make this bread in a plant pot.  We enjoyed all the kneading, it was fun to us.  We were punching it and really kneading it. Then we baked it in one of the old terracotta pots.  She (the teacher) said you'll never taste bread like it again.  I never have, it was beautiful.  I like bread fresh out of the oven with butter on.

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