Mention bakery to an Italian and they soon start talking twice as fast. They love their breads each region is fiercely proud of its own as well as its national breads.Meanwhile, cakes include a chocolate sponge Piave, sprinkled with icing sugar and made to a centuries-old recipe, representing the town where it was invented by the local confectioner. Italy’s bakery show SIAB, in Verona, claimed 38,000 visitors over the five days and, while baked goods were much to the fore, key equipment manufacturers such as Polin and Mondial Forni were also in attendance.The numerous demonstrations and competitions revealed ingredients companies suggesting a trend towards plenty of wholesome fruit for decoration. There was also reams of confectioners’ custard, huge amounts of meringue (more popular than ever) and chocolate was definitely holding its own.There was an emphasis on ’purity’ and ’natural’ two words that kept re-occurring on posters and leaflets. Millers joined in and talked more than ever about bread as a ’healthy’ and ’essential’ part of the daily diet.Our photo report, left, looks at the live bakery, visitors to the show and what they saw.
There are long delays this morning on the Burnfoot-Bridgend road due to road works.The main Burfoot-Bridgend road, the R238, is closed as work is carried out.Traffic has been diverted via the ‘Slab Road’, the R239. There are large volumes of traffic and lengthy tailbacks on the road.Heavy fog that has descended in the area is also inhibiting driving conditions and motorists are advised to take care. Diversions and heavy fog causing traffic tailbacks on busy Donegal road was last modified: April 30th, 2018 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:bridgendBurnfootdonegalroad worksSlab Roadtraffic read more