For those of you that are unaware, Marc Meltonville is the Project Co-ordinator for the Historic Kitchens Team of the Royal Historic Palaces, more specifically, the Hampton Court Palace that is famous throughout the world for being those of King Henry VIII.
Not only is his responsibility to oversee food suitable for Royalty but also to ensure that the preparation of the foods would use only the same ingredients as well as the cookware that are historically accurate. That’s why he was ecstatic when he found that we could supply him with the bread pan that he needed.
Marc sent us this along with the photos…
Here is loaf number one from the first go with my new pan.
As I said it is made using local flour ground at a local water mill that has been grinding for at least 1000 years.
I seasoned the pan with oil, just the once.
Sadly, I just mixed some flour, salt, a little sugar and yeast in a bowl with a little water, all done by eye, and baked it off.
End result, the loaf.
For more about the Historic Royal Palaces and the Historic Kitchens Team, please take a look at the link provided here… Historic Kitchens Team.