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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tuesday 1st May – Closed Wednesday 2nd May – TBC – (I will update on here and Facebook) Thursday 3rd May onwards – Planning to be open as normal Firstly, a huge thank you to all our customers for being so patient with us on Saturday. You may have noticed our 2 new starters, Ruth and […]
Click here for our new menu. Sweet products get their turn for some attention this month. Two of our best-selling cakes, Lemon & Raspberry and the classic Carrot Cake, have now converted from dairy-free to vegan. In the final stages of development we gave a couple of our regulars a taster of old vs new, […]
I read this article the other day which said that if you really want to make sure you achieve something, then make your goals public. That way, everyone knows what you’re trying to do and, most importantly, everyone will know if you doof it up and don’t get there. As motivations go, looking stupid in […]
…so if you’re lucky enough to have the day off….. we hope you can pop in.
Lots of new faces in last week, in one of our busiest weeks ever. The power of the press or just collective relief to the better weather . . . ?
… in this month’s BBC Good Food Magazine in a feature on Norwich …. in a lovely food blog …. on Instagram (a big thank you from all the team).
Lovely article in the EDP this week, thank you Charlotte. It brought some new faces into the bakery in a week when we definitely needed it, as the snow meant a much quieter week than normal. The only upside was, it left lots of time to continue trials on the vegan cakes. . . By […]