Chocolate Brioche Sourdough Buns

Soon after opening we got asked for croissants a lot. A few months later we were still getting asked for them so we did what all reasonable business owners did and invested in 2 pieces of equipment and embarked on the (not insignificant) task of developing a from-scratch croissant process. (If you’ve ever tried making […]

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August Menu

Three new Summer Cakes, new Smashed Pea, Feta and Mint Tartine, new summery drinks, new Chocolate Brioche Buns and new varieties of scones every couple of weeks. No rest for the wicked. Check out the full menu by clicking here.

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Well done Archers Butchers

A big part of the success of our free-range meat toasties is the quality of the meat we source. Our business started with us making free range pies back in 2007 and we’ve sourced high quality meat from a range of butchers over the years, including quite well known companies like Graig Farm. Since moving […]

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Back open again today Tues 22nd May

Managed to catch up on some reading whilst we were closed for maintenance last week. A couple of these were business books which are now on the shelves in the bakery, (the best of which was Hit Makers by Derek Thompson). I also caught up on what was new in the Baking Industry and came […]

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Sharpening the saw. I used to work with a guy called Joe Garner. Joe was a young executive in a big retail business. Joe was a corporate climber. He just had that thing where he knew what to say, when to say it, and how to say it. Everyone used to hang on every word […]

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Open Wednesday 2nd May as normal

The Zen Master of Zero Degrees. In a world full of smooth talkers, wafflers and pretenders it’s truly uplifting to meet someone who is actually Extremely Good At What They Do. I’ve only ever met maybe a dozen people in my life who fall into this category. Most of them now run very successful companies […]

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