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November 2023

27th • Cook up some Mushy Pea, Parsnip & Potato Cakes

20th Order Wakelyns Bakery's new Agroforestry Abundance Loaf-Cake and PI’Y Brazil nut Wholemeal YQ Loaf

14th • Buy a granola bundle and make Chocolate, Tahini & Brazil Nut Granola Bars

12th • Wakelyns Squash Boxes are back!

8th • We’ve been enjoying Rachel de Thample’s brilliant recipe for carrot cake flapjacks from her new book Winter Wellness with our granola bundles

5th • Try our recipe for Cardamom and Brazil Nut Diversity Granola, perfect for our new granola bundles

4th • Get more diversity into your breakfast with our new Granola Bundles - choose from our big granola bundle and our starter granola bundle 

3rd • Remember, remember - Parched peas with carlin peas for Bonfire Night! Find them at independent wholefood shops and Holland & Barrett stores across the UK.


October 2023

27th • Try Liberty Fields' recipe for Fresh Fig & Apple Syrup Flan made with their apple syrup

24th • Read more about Liberty Fields on the Hodmeblog and try their apple syrup and apple balsamic vinegar 

17th • You can now not only buy flamingo peas directly from us, but you can also pop into your local Holland & Barrett to buy them too.

15th • Enjoy this recipe for Smoked Quinoa with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Carlin Peas from the Age Well Project make with our tinned carlin peas and smoked quinoa

14th • Try Leanne Townsend's recipe for carlin pea and chanterelle ragout.

11th • Find our carlin peas in all their delicious forms.

10th • Order whole wet walnuts by Friday 13th for dispatch on the 18th.

8th • Inspired by James' school meals? Try his recipes for Lentil & Chickpea Lasagne and Baked Beans with Flamingo & Yellow Peas.

7th • Try making Sophie Gordon's recipe for Spelt Pizza with Charred Fennel, Green Cabbage and Tofu Cream from her brilliant book The Whole Vegetable 

6th • Don’t miss this month’s Farmerama podcast featuring PI'Y Brazil nuts direct from the Kayapó. We talked to Appy Rose about our relationship with the Kayapó-led cooperative Coobay in partnership with Landworkersalliance and the Roddick Foundation.

4th • Read our reviews? Browse our products...


September 2023

31th • Discover our range of British-grown pulses and our vegetarian recipes.

30th • Try making Julie's Apple Shred Buddha Bowl recipe, learn more about Apple Natural's orchard and explore our full range of apple shreds

28th • Explore our range of carlin peas, dried, canned and now also jarred from Bold Bean Co.

27th • Baking this #sourdoughseptember? We’ve a cornucopia of sourdough recipes for you to try.

25th • Buy tickets for the Halesworth Climate Action Conference - Expert Panel

24th • Abra Berens' recipe for Shaved Courgette w/Greek Yogurt, Fried Chickpeas + Za’atar Oil from her book Grist using our chickpeas

23rd • By a Flaxseed Sourdough Loaf from Penny Bun Bakehouse to support Bake For Ukraine

22nd • Find our full selection of quinoa, read more about quinoa pioneer Peter Fairs and listen to the Zoe podcast on protein.

21st • Everything you’ll need to get started with sourdough...

19th • Find British-grown grains and pulses on high streets across the UK at Holland & Barrett.

17th • Explore our range of carlin peas, dried, canned and now also jarred from Bold Bean Co.

16th • Making sourdough this Sourdough September? You'll want to check out Sue Hudson's recipe and don't miss her sourdough workshop on 30th September.

14th • Cooking lunch for 150 children? James Taylor's recipes for Baked Beans with Flamingo & Yellow Peas and Lentil & Chickpea Lasagne are just the thing.

13thBrowse our full range of pulses. If you're eating organic for Organic September you can find all our organic products here.

12th • Try making Quinoa Porridge with Autumn Fruit Jam, you'll need our red and white quinoa and chia seeds

6th • Try Carlin Peas! Britain's historic marbled brown pea, traditionally used for Parched Peas but a great alternative to chickpeas in any dish. Available dried, canned and now jarred from Bold Bean Co.

5th/7thLearn more about the orchard and production of Apple Natural's delicious apple shreds.

3rd • Join us at The Marches Real Food & Farming Conference

2nd • Try our recipe for Seared Aubergines & Cherry Tomatoes with Fried Lentils & Tahini Dressing from Abra Berens' book Grist: A Practical Guide to Cooking Grains, Beans, Seeds & Legumes, plus our Grist Bundle to get you started


August 2023

29th • Learn more about YQ Wheat, buy a copy of Sheaf or to explore our wide range of grains, pulses and seeds

27th • Order your bread by 8am Monday for baking and dispatch of fresh loaves on Wednesday - with nationwide next-day delivery, you can enjoy some of the best sourdough bread in the country on Thursday.

26th • Check out  Nikki Webster's recipe for vegan, gluten-free pizza with cashew cheese, figs & rocket, made with our quinoa flour.

25th •  Don't miss out on our summer home mill sale - ends midnight Monday 28th. Explore our range of grists for milling, including several different varieties and populations of wheat, alternative grains like rye, quinoa and barley, and pulses and seeds. You can also visit our blog to learn more about home milling through history by reading 'Mill It Yourself’.

20th •  Try Linda's new recipes for 21st Century Medieval Pottage made with our British lentils 

17th •  What is naked barley? Why should we grow and eat more?

15th • Try Christine's recipe for Barley and Almond Cake with Cream Cheese and Orange Frosting from her wonderful book Flour: A Comprehensive Guild. Made with our new batch of naked barley flour. 

13th • Explore our range of naked barley products and recipes.

6th • Try our new recipe for Aubergine Fritters & Brazil Nut Romesco Sauce made with our wild-harvested Brazil nuts from the Kayapó people of Brazil

5th • Explore our dal recipes and learn more about the UK's first harvest of lentils 

4th •  Get involved with putting Beans on the Menu


July 2023

31st • Pick up Christine’s book Flour: A Comprehensive Guide or try her recipes for Plum and Frangipane Tart with Yellow Pea Flour Pastry and Pink Pea and Anise Syrup Cake. Perfect those those looking to buy a home mill in summer sale!

30th • Inspired by Joe and Olia's bograch soup? You'll need carlin peas, either dried or canned.

29th • Try Martin Hill's irresistible Coffee, Chocolate and Brazil Nut Cookies made with PI'Y Brazil nuts and organic wholegrain rye flour

28th • Read our blog post  on breaking the UK's dependence on imported soya and download the complete Soy No More report.

23rd • Try our organic spelt in all its delicious forms - wholegrain, flour, flakes and pasta.

23rd • To celebrate our Mockmill summer sale, we've written a blog 'Mill It Yourself: a history of home milling'

22nd •  Try making Seed, Pulse and Herb Crackers, with Beetroot Hummus with our British Grown Seeds

21st •  Our Mockmill summer sale is now on! You'll also need some grits to get you started. If you're interested in adding botanical ingredients to your milling, a great place to start is Vanessa Kimbell's book Sweet Sourdough.

19th •  Love scones? We've some great recipes - The Cook & Him's vegan and gluten-free savoury scones, Rosy's Field Bakery cheese scones and Henrietta Inman's Seeded Sourdough Scones with Squash, YQ and Broth Mix #1.

17th •  Find our Organic Whole Yellow Peas and yellow pea recipe or explore our full range of peas 

15th •  Shop our new batch of Organic Carlin Peas, try making parched peas or one of our other Carlin Pea recipes

13th •  This delicious recipe from The Cook and Him for Peanut Butter & Jam Chia Pudding is a grown-up take on the classic pairing of peanut butter and jam. Make with our British grown Chia Seeds

11th •  Eat nuts. Support the Kayapó. Save the forest. Buy the Kayapó's brazil nuts and read more on the Hodmeblog 

9th •  This recipe for Crispy Flamingo & Blue Peas with Labneh & Lemon Oil, is perfect for a summer starter, a nibble with drinks or BBQ side dish

7th • Try Hermione's Strawberry, Black Wheat and Spelt Biscuits made with a delicious combination of Black Wheat Flour and Toasted Spelt Flakes.  In more of a savoury mood? Try Hermione's recipe for Smoked Quinoa, Chickpea & Greens Salad.

4th • Celebrate Great British Pea Week with wrinkled peas - whole, split or flour. Read more in our blog post What a wonderful pulse! The amazing wrinkled pea


June 2023

29th  Try Sam Hamrebtan's recipe for Coriander & Mustard Seed Crepes

26th  Don't miss Josiah at Groundswell's big top - Doing the Time: Working Towards the Decriminalisation of our Seeds

25th  Support the Kayapó and help save the rainforest by buying PI'Y Brazil Nuts. Read more about our Solidarity Trading Alliance on the Hodmeblog.

24th • Give baking with pulse flour a go - try this Pea & Bean Dhebra!

23rd • Looking for more ways to enjoy beans, peas and lentils? Try Easy Bean's delicious crackers.

21st • Learn more about pulse pasta on the Hodmeblog and try our Emmer and Fava Bean Sedani

18th • Find out more about United Nations Sustainable Gastronomy Day and the work of the SDG2 Advocacy Hub

17th • Find Hermione's recipe for Smoked Quinoa, Greens and Chickpea Salad. You'll need Smoked Quinoa and Chickpeas

16th • Buy tickets for Supper Club: Fortnum & Mason FIELD restaurant x food writer Jenny Chandler

15th • Order freshly baked sourdough bread by 8am Monday for Wednesday delivery 

13th • Try Mara Seaweed's recipe for Toasted Seeds, Chickpeas and Nuts with Shony Seaweed Blend flakes

12th • Sign up for our newsletter for a chance to win James Strawbridge's book Salt and the Art of Seasoning and 4 different salts from Halen Mon.

 Make Falafel with Shony Seaweed for Falafel Day

10th • Read more about diversity in Sheaf - our collections of regenerative stories about pulses, grains and the farmers that grow them, with beautiful colour photographs and illustrations. Or read an extract from Josiah's chapter on diversity in Sheaf. 

9th • Sign up to our newsletter and be the first to hear about crops and products, recipes and offers!

5th • Read our blog post on 'Using Less, Recycling More'.

3rd • Make your own fresh pasta from green or yellow pea flour with Carmela Sereno Hayes’s recipe for Fresh Egg Yolk Raviolo.

2nd • Discover our wide range of Pulse and Seed Flours including many varieties of pea - green (25% off), yellow, marrowfat and wrinkled - fava bean, buckwheat and hemp - both high protein fine hemp flour and high fibre coarse hemp flour.


May 2023

30th • Try The Cook and Him’s recipe for Red Pepper and Spinach Lunch Box Muffins with our Green Pea Flour.

28th • Find the Age Well Project's excellent blog post on ful and fava beans. Make your own ful with our split or whole fava beans.

27th • Want to find out more about our farms? Read Sheaf: Harvest 2022, our second collection of regenerative stories, photos and illustrations on pulses, grains and the farmers that grow them..

26th • Read why naked oats are a disruptive technology and find our wholegrain and gluten-free flaked naked oats.

23rd • Indulge in this recipe for Chilled Raspberry & Almond Tart from Beth Al Rikabi made with Hemp Flour and Puffed Quinoa.

21st • If you're new to plant-based cooking, this Lentil Ragu recipe is the perfect introduction. Check out our full range of lentils and library of vegetarian recipes.

18th • Try James Strawbridge's Sourdough Loaf from his new book Salt and the Art of Seasoning, with our spelt flour and sourdough starter.

15th • Find a whole host of vegetarian recipes to get you through Vegetarian week. If you're interested in agricultural land use and meat have a read of this

14th • Make the most of asparagus season with James Taylor's recipe for Fava Bean and Wheat Risotto With Seasonal Vegetables made with Maris Widgeon Wheat and Whole Fava Beans 

13th • If you're celebrating International Hummus Day, you're going to need our collection of hummus recipes  

12th • Don't miss The Sheffield wheat experiment talks programme with Hodmedods, reserve your free tickets  

11th • Get your chickpeas soaking ready for International Hummus Day on Saturday 

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7th • Have you tired out Smoked Quinoa? Try our new recipe for Carrot & Smoked Quinoa Kibbeh

6th • Try our new Organic, Gluten-Free, Naked Oat Flakes and learn more about how naked oats are a disruptive technology

5th • Enjoy our recipe for Kale & Quinoa Salad with satay-inspired dressing. You'll need some Quinoa!

4th • Discover our ferments, plus some inspiring recipes to get you started

2nd • Get your free tickets for Hodmedod: Are Beans the Answer to Everything? at The University of Exeter, Wed, 3 May, 7-9.30pm

1st • Semolina is back! Read our blog from blog from Wakelyns Bakery baker Henrietta Inman all about using semolina and bran in your baking


April 2023


29th •  Try Rosie Mackean's Pasta e Lenticchie recipe with our Olive Green Lentils and sign up to her Substack 

28th •  Get tickets for How Did We Get Into This Mess and How Do We Get Out of It? At Ashburton Arts Centre Tuesday, 2 May, from 7.30 to 10pm. 

27th • Order a copy of Sheaf: Harvest 2022 to read more about Mark, Liz and Green Acres Farm

25th • Try making Martin Hill's Smoky Hummus with our British ChickpeasNot enough hummus? Here are 10 more recipes for you!

23rd • Try making Fava Fries with our Fava Bean Flour!

22nd • Want to find out more about agroforestry and see it in practice? Over the weekend of 19th to 21st May over thirty farms across UK, Ireland and beyond will open their gates to share what works for them and invite us all to think more about agroforestry. Find an open day near you.

21st • Try making Henrietta Inman's Rhubarb & Yoghurt Cake with Oat & Hazelnut made with YQ Wheat Flour. You can also learn more about YQ Wheat and how it’s grown in our blog A Grain Community.

20th • Join us for Feeding the World, Farming the Planet Monday 24th April 2023, 19:00 - 20:30 at The British Library or online. 

16th • An exciting new recipe - Flamingo Pea Paprikash is inspired by the Hungarian dish Chicken Paprikash, but with a veggie twist. Isabella replaces the chicken with whole flamingo peas to make a hearty meal, seasoned with sweet paprika. 

15th • Fresh, delicious sourdough bread delivered to your door! Our artisan bakers produce a range of sourdough loaves made with distinctive British-grown flours. Order by 8am Monday for Wednesday baking and next-day delivery across the UK. 

14th • Try Jenny's new recipe for Warm Carlin Pea “Hummus” and Salad, you'll need some carlin peas to get you starter - dried or canned, up to you!

9th • Fancy making Isabella's Mushy Pea Cake recipe? First, you're going to need Jenny Chandlers's Mushy Peas recipe, and our Organic Marrowfat Peas

8th • Check out our range of roasted pulse snacks, if you can't decide which flavour to get, try our Roasted Pulse Selection Box to sample them all! 

7th • To promote diversity in our diets and on our farms try baking with Botanical Flour - #0+ Base Blend

6th • Celebrate Easter with Izy Hossack's Rye Hot Cross Bun Loaf .

6th • Find Isabella's recipe for Rye and Walnut Sourdough Granola with our flaked grains 

3rd • Try Isabella Palmer's recipe for Roasted Beetroot with Lentils, Whipped Lemon Tahini, Pumpkin Seeds & Spices made with our British-grown lentils.

2nd • Explore our range of canned pulses.

1st •  Make Yellow Pea ‘Cornbread’ with Lime and Chilli with our Coarse Yellow or Green Pea Flour. Perfect served with Slow Cooker Bean & Pea Chilli or any of our soup recipes!


March 2023

31st • Try Jenny Chandler's recipe for Refried Carlin Peas. While you’re here, why not check out Jenny’s books; Pulse, Green Kids Cook and Super Pulses.

30th •Feeling inspired by Joe Woodhouse? Explore our full range of peas.

26th •Try our new red wheat and black barley flakes

25th •Don't forget to order your sourdough bread before 8am Monday for Thursday delivery

23rd • Try Marin's recipe for Tomato Daal With Crispy Paneer, but first you'll need some lentils!

19th • Find our whole grain and flaked black barley, plus a great recipe for Leeks with Barley Flakes

18th • Try baking with pea flour!

17th • Find our recipe for Garlic Mushroom & Fava Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes and our Fava beans. To learn more about fava beans read our blog post ‘What are fava beans? Aren't they just broad beans?'

12th • Read more about Tomatoes, Turnips, Pulses and the Hungry Gap.

11th • Feeling inspired to cook with lentils?

10th • Would you like to join our team? We're recruiting a new part-time member of our packing team. Find out more...

10th • Follow the links to find all our bread recipes, as well as our selection of flours, seeds and whole grains. Don't fancy making bread? Head over to our bakery and let the experts do all the hard work for you!

9th • Try making Odila's Onion Tart with Gruyère & Thyme from Aitana and Sarah's book A La Mesa. Or you can find a couple more of their recipes in the recipe section of our website.

6th • Find our full selection of quinoa and read more about quinoa pioneer Peter Fairs

4th • Try Rosy's Field Bakery Cheese Scones from Aitana and Sarah's book A La Mesa with one of our wholemeal stoneground flours 

2nd • Whole Coral Lentils are back! But you can also browse our full selection of lentils.

1st • Not naughty but nice! Try Lucy Williamson's gut-healthy recipe for Chocolate Fridge Cake.


February 2023

26th • Find Aitana and Sarah’s recipe for Parsnip, Lime & Coconut Soup from their wonderful book A La Mesa.

24th • It's Real Bread Week! Read our Eat Real Bread blog post. Find our selection of wholemeal flour and bread recipes. Or order sourdough bread or starter, delivered fresh every Thursday.

21st • Pancake Day! Cook up some Pease Pancakes following this fabulous historical recipe from Neil Buttery of the British Food: A History blog and podcast.

19th • Get ready for pancake day by trying our recipe for Yeasted or Sourdough Staffordshire Oatcakes 

18th • Order bread by 8am Monday for baking and dispatch of fresh loaves on the Wednesday - with nationwide next-day delivery, you can enjoy some of the best sourdough bread in the country on Thursday!

16th • Try making Cardamom & Date Porridge With Hemp Seed Butter from Aitana and Sarah's wonderful book A La Mesa 

14th • Try our new recipe for Slow Cooker Bean & Pea Chilli, made with Whole Fava Beans and Carlin Peas. Or you can browse all our recipes.

10th • Happy World Pulses Day!
⭐️ Try a Big Bundle of British Pulses!
🌱 Eat more beans! And peas, lentils, chickpeas... Read more on our blog...
🥣 Find recipes for All The Peas and Red Pesto SoupYellow Dhal Curry with Pol Sambol, Ful Medames and over 150 other pulse dishes.

9th • The last of the 2022 harvest of Walnuts in Shell from Norfolk are now available. Order yours now - when they're gone, they're gone.

8th • Read a little more about Rancho Gordo, or jump straight in for your #SeedGathering tickets as you'll see the programe is superb - and packed.

6th • Try Carol Kearns' unusual but simple recipe for sumptuous gluten-free Chocolate & Green Pea Cookies, made with our organic Green Pea Flour (currently over 25% off!)


January 2023

31st • Discover Chetna Makan's vibrant and warming recipe for Butternut Squash, Chickpea & Spinach Soup, from Chetna's Healthy Indian, a perfect use for our British-grown chickpeas.

28th • Find Wakelyns Seeded Sourdough Tin Loaf, baked weekly in small batches - order by 8am Monday for dispatch of your freshly baked bread on the Wednesday.

25th • Cook up a delicious Hearty Broth with Zingy Slaw made with Hodmedod's Broth Mix #1 and fermented Fava Bean Umami Paste.

24th • Missed Food Diversity Day? Catch up on videos of all the sessions on YouTube including The Lentil Underground: the Power of Pulses.

18th • Find Fava Bean Flour or our recipe for Wholemeal Loaf with Fava Bean Flour. Also other pulse flours and pulse flour recipes.

11th • Find out more about Food Diversity Day and book free online tickets.


December 2022

22nd • Find out more about the Oxford Real Farming Conference and book online tickets (still available).

21st • If you're in a festive mood, try our new recipe for the classic German gingerbread Lebkuchen with our organic wholemeal rye flour.

19th • Try making Mince Pies with yellow pea flour.

12th • Try making Vanessa Kimbell's 10 Minute Sourdough Focaccia, with out Diversity Blend No.0+ Flour. If you want more 10 minute sourdough recipes you're going to want to get Vanessa's most recent book.

10th • Deliciously buttery walnuts in their shells, grown at Red Hat Orchards in West Norfolk and hand harvested, sorted and packed by Mathew Warwick.

9th • Try Wakelyns Bakery's new fruit loaf. Or see the full range of sourdough breads in our bakery. Orders for Wednesday dispatch must be placed by 8am on the Monday.

7th •  Go on a journey through the landscape of the burgeoning and diverse movement for land justice in the UK with The Landworkers’ Alliance 2023 calendar.

5th • It's World Soil Day what better moment to  read more about the wonderful role pulses have in health soils, or buy a copy of Sheaf our beautiful short book about the agroecological farmers and producers we work with.

4th • Try our first harvest of organic chia seeds, here are a few recipes to get you started!

2nd • Browse our selection of book bundles for the perfect Christmas presents.


November 2022

25th • Browse our selection of seed and pulse flours. Learn more about peasemeal from Slow Food in the UK. You'll also need to learn how to toast your flour to make peasemeal. 

22nd • Try baking these vegan and gluten-free Quinoa & Goji Granola Bars. Made with our protein-rich Quinoa Flakes.

13th  • Check out our full selection of flours - including our stoneground wheat, spelt, rye and other cereal flours as well as our pea, bean and other alternative flours - and learn more about why only sell wholemeal cereal flour

8th  • Want to experiment with our rye flour too?

7th  •  Read an extract from Adam Alexander's new book The Seed Detective - Fava Beans: A Syrian Favourite

6th  • Try making your own Panelle. We used Yellow Pea Flour, but Fava Bean or Green Pea Flour would work just as well.
Throwback to the BBC Radio 4's Food Programme celebrating the International Year of Pulses!

5th  • Learn more about agroecology and its 10 elements, our producers and products on the Hodmeblog.

5th • We’re absolutely delighted with Sheaf: Harvest 2022, it’s beautiful and inspiring. When ordering this second issue you can pick up a copy of the first at a small discount.


October 2022

28th • Don't forget to stock up on carlin peas before Bonfire Night, ready to make traditional parched peas. You can also learn a little more about the history or carlin peas on the hodmeblog

The music in our reel was from folk musician Dom Prag.

23rd • Try making Zofia Page's recipe for Chai Spiced Overnight Oats. Or try one of Zofia's other recipes from her blog Shopping Organic With a Budget of £25.

22nd • Order your sourdough bread before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch.

21st • Diversity Blend Flour no.0+ is here! Developed by Vanessa Kimbell from The Sourdough School and made by us, this flour is made with 10 grains, seeds and pulses and blended with nettle and seaweed.

20th •  Try making The Cook and Him's Chocolate Digestives, made with protein rich quinoa flakes

12th •  Try out Vicky Jones' Split Pea Stew with Ethiopian Spices recipe from her book Beans, Peas & Everything in Between

10th •  Our 2022 harvest chickpeas are ready to go! And we think they're the best UK chickpeas we've ever seen or tasted.

9th •  Find our full range of flours, including stoneground wheat, spelt, rye and other cereal flours as well as our pea, bean and other alternative flours. Learn more about why only sell wholemeal cereal flour from the Hodmeblog

8th •  Order your weekly sourdough bread before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch. Plus learn more about blood sugar and bread in this fascinating paper.

7th •  Have you tired our wrinkled peas yet? learn more about them on the hodmeblog. If you're not sure what to make with them, we recommend this Wrinkled Pea Masala

5th •  Try making our Fava Bean Shakshuka or browse our other fava bean recipes.


September 2022

Sourdough September | Find everything you need to know about Sourdough September in our new blog Getting Started With Sourdough. What is sourdough? Why it is important? How to make? Where to buy it?
Try Kimberley Bell's recipe for Wholegrain sourdough, using YQ Wakelyns population wheat

Organic September | Find out more about the importance of organic farming and how you can support farmers, from the Organic September campaign! Find our range of organic products.

25th • We founded Hodmedod to get fava beans back into British kitchens and soon added carlin peas and marrowfat peas to our range. We've since worked with our network of farmers to get lentils and chickpeas into production in the UK. Find all our dried pulses here.

24th • Order your sourdough bread here before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch.

20th • Try baking Kimberley Bell's Wholegrain sourdough recipe. Find everything you need to know about Sourdough September in our blog post Getting Started With Sourdough

17th • Order your sourdough bread here before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch.

13th • Bake sourdough like Wakelyns Bakery, with your own Wakelyns Sourdough Starter. Made with YQ wheat and shipped out once a week!

10th • Order your weekly sourdough bread before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch.

5th • Try making Henrietta Inman's Seeded Sourdough Scones with Squash, YQ & Broth Mix #1


August 2022

28th • Have you been tempted to make this Quinoa Flour Pizza With Cashew Cheese, Figs and Rocket? Then you're going to need some Quinoa Flour!

27th • Order your bread here before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch.

24th • Have you tried our Fava Bean Umami Paste? Its great in stirfries, stews, soups, dressings and stocks, but now is a great time of year to try it in this Summer Bean Salad with Umami Dressing.

21st • Try making these tempting summer fruit galettes follow the traditional French galette style of free-form filled pastries using our galette flour.

20th • Order your bread here before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch.

19th • Try making Bean and Beetroot Burgers or for more recipes from Claire Thompson you can buy her amazing book The Art of The Larder.

17th • Try our new snack packs of our notoriously moreish roasted peas and pulses. Flavours include roasted yellow peas with smoked paprika, roasted fava beans with chilli & lime, roasted fava beans with sea salt and cider vinegar or save over 10% with a selection pack.

Packed in a revolutionary paper bag that's both compostable and recyclable, and keeps the peas and pulses fresh and delicious.

9th • Support the Kayapo.

9th • Learn more about eating pulses for healthier soil or explore our range of British grown pulses.

6th • | Order your bread here before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch.

2nd • Try making Kimberley Bell's YQ Pastry Egg Custards or read more about the revolutionary YQ wheat


July 2022

31th • Browse our selection of cereal, pulse & pseudocereal flours or read more about our love of wholemeal on the Hodmeblog

30th • Order your bread here before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch.

26th • Try making Vegan Lemon Meringue Pies with fava bean flour pastry!

23rd • Order your bread here before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch.

22nd • Read more about agroforestry in 'Wakelyns Agroforestry: Resilience through Diversity', available as a free download. Published by the Organic Research Centre and Woodland Trust, this booklet offers a fascinating and inspiring insight into the development, practice and legacy of Wakelyns.

18th • Have you tried Lindsey Dickson's fantastic recipe for Marrowfat Pea and Spinach Cakes? Made with our organic marrowfat peas grown by John and Guy Turner at Little Bytham in Lincolnshire.

16th • Order your bread here before Monday 8am, for Wednesday baking and dispatch.

12th • Order your Wakelyns Rye Sourdough Tin Loaf before Monday 8am, for Wednesday delivery. Rye not your thing? Try one of our other loaves.

11th • Spiced Carrot and Quinoa Falafels with Slaw recipe

8th • Try making Fava Farfalle with Pine Nuts and Tomato

5th • Vegan Paella with Fava Beans and Carlin Peas


June 2022

28th • Try making our Malted Naked Oat Loaf, with our Malted Naked Oat Flour and Wholegrains

26th • Order a Wakelyns YQ & Edgar Sourdough Tin Loaf

24th • Make our Summer Bean Salad with Umami Dressing, for more recipes from Jenny Chandler, find her books here

7th • Miller's Choice - a new wheat from old wheats

To celebrate the launch of this brilliant wheat population, developed by Andy Forbes of Brockwell Bake, Wakelyns Bakery have baked a very special Miller's Choice loaf for us. If you prefer making your own bread we have stoneground wholegrain Miller's Choice flour. Could be that as well as baking your own bread you like to mill your own flour - we can help with that too and have Miller's Choice available as a whole grain too

We've also published a short blog post about Andy Forbes, Brockwell Bake and the story of this old new wheat.

22nd • Courgette, Pea and Mint Fritters recipe 

21st • Try some of the UK's first crop of black quinoa

15th • Strawberry & Chia Muffins recipe 

5th • Yes, a cake made with our Flamingo Peas!

4th • | Want to learn more about fava beans? We have a couple of articles you might be interested in:
What are fava beans? Aren't they just broad beans?
Ancient Pulses: Were Fava Beans the First Farmed Crop?

1st • All the naked barley .


May 2022

29th •  This lunchtime the BBC Food Programme on Radio 4 is exploring the culture and history of falafel. We’re wondering where they’ll come down on the fava / chickpea debate. We’re on team fava, here’s our recipe - and we’re not alone. The 2016 London Falafel festival came to the same conclusion . And Felicity Cloake in her cook the perfect column decided that falafel should be mostly fava . What do you think?

24th • Sheaf - our collection of regenerative stories about grains and the farmers that grow them, with beautiful colour photographs and illustrations.

21st • Organic naked barley flakes and wholegrains. Or read our blog from 2016 when naked barley arrived in the bean store here.

16th • All the details for Agroforestry Open Weekend 2022 .


April 2022

24th • We’re very excited about Grain Lab next weekend (1st and 2nd May), parts of the event have sold out, but there are still tickets for some lively fringe talks and workshops in Nottingham city centre (where you can also catch us). The programme and booking details are all on the Real Bread Campaign website. We’d love to see you there.

10th • We were on James Martin's Saturday Morning yesterday! James made an amazing curried lentil, coconut and apple soup , you should be able to watch again on the ITV hub.

9th • Interested in plant proteins? Explore our range of pulses or hear more of our thoughts on the Hodmeblog.

2nd • YQ Wheat flour, rhubarb & yoghurt cake with oat & hazelnut crumble. Want more recipes from Henrietta Inman? Buy her amazing book, The Natural Baker. Read our blog about YQ wheat here or buy YQ wheat flour here.


March 2022

30th • Come and work with us! Find details of our new Operations Support role here. Deadline for applications Sunday 3rd April.

27th •Want to learn more about fava beans? We have a couple of articles on the Hodmeblog you might be interested in:
What are fava beans? Aren't they just broad beans?
Ancient Pulses: Were Fava Beans the First Farmed Crop?

26th • English Pease Pudding - made with Split Yellow Peas

24th • Find Christine McFaddon's recipe for Plum and Frangipane Tart with Yellow Pea Flour Pastry here or buy a copy of her incredible book Flour: A Comprehensive Guide. If you're curious about our range of flours, you'll find them all here.  

22th •Learn more about Wimpole estate and farm and buy our organic olive green lentils

16th • Double Chocolate Chia Banana Bread

12th •Green Pea Dal & Pesto Stuffed Conchiglie

9th •  Seeded Sourdough Scones with Squash, YQ & Broth Mix #1

1st • Quinoa Pancakes with Squash and Goats Cheese


February 2022

18th • Welcome back Flanders!
Wakelyns Bakery have baked a very special Flanders loaf for us. If you prefer making your own bread we have stoneground wholegrain Flanders flour. Could be that as well as baking your own bread you like to mill your own flour - we can help with that too and have Flanders available as a whole grain too

We've also published a short blog post about this slightly quirky wheat.

10th • World Pulses Day 2022
A special day for us and we're kicking off the celebrations with some very special Rare Beans, wonderful borlotti grown by Greengrow coop in the Waveney Valley.

Sometimes beans require a bit of kitchen inspiration as well as loads of recipes, we have some fantastic books about beans.

20th • Yellow Pea Fritters

18th • Coleslaw with Toasted Camelina & Umami Dressing

6th • Smoky Fava Bean Goulash, with Tarragon Dumplings 

3rd • Millers Voice: Part 1
Hodmedod miller Keith explains how the age of your flour effects your baking. Browse our range of stoneground wholemeal flours...

3rd • Vegan Lentil Lasagne 

1st • Grow Beans!
Susan Young's superb new guide Growing Beans is out today! We'll throw in a free Hodmedod gift voucher too.


January 2022

30th • Smoked Quinoa Crackers, with Ful Nabed Dip

27th • Naked Oats are Back!
Find our naked oats and read about why they're a disruptive technology

21st • Wrinkled Pea Masala
Made with whole wrinkled peas, a truly wonderful pulse!

19th • Caramelised Leek & Onion Quiche

16th • Norfolk Chickpeas are back - find the 2021 crop here...

15th • Wrinkled Peas - read all about them!

13th • Hey presto, try hemp pesto!
Made with shelled hemp seeds, fava bean umami paste and hemp oil.

6th • Epiphany - Fava beans, king cake and the lord of misrule
Fava beans have a surprising connection to Christmas and pre-Christian midwinter festivals.

3rd • Happy New Chia! South American staple grown in Essex
Andrew and Peter Fairs’ delicious 2021 harvest British chia seeds (as seen on Channel 4s Food Unwrapped) are all packed up and ready for sale. In the next month or so we’ll be adding and organic version grown at Shimpling Farm in Suffolk.

Explore our link archive for 2021...