Every snowy cloud

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 […]

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Cakes now dairy-free or vegan

One of our new year’s resolutions was to rid all our sweet treats of dairy products. And to do this without sacrificing flavour or texture. Easier said than done. Anyway, 6 weeks later we’ve converted the last of our cakes to dairy-free and I believe we’ve achieved our target. The florentines were the last one […]

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February Menu

To see our new February menu click here We get asked for Bacon a lot but don’t sell it. We sell ham and other meat products so why the anomaly? If you’re a regular you’ll know we only buy free range or organic animal products. We don’t handle raw meat onsite, so offering bacon in […]

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In this part of the bakery there are 4 small rawlplugs in the floor which don’t seem to serve a purpose. Every time I see them, I’m reminded of the week this photo was taken. The drainage guys were about to arrive and start digging our floor drain, and with no architect, Natalie and I […]

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Closed for holidays w/c 22nd Jan

It’s our turn for holidays soon. The bakery’s closed for 1 week only w/c 22nd January and back open again Tuesday 30th January as normal. As usual we are taking orders for bread for collection Saturday 20th so start using up that Spag Bol that’s been hogging space in the freezer for ages now. Yes […]

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January Menu

Thanks to all our lovely customers for the huge support over a record Christmas period. No rest for the wicked though… Click here for our slightly tweaked January menu. It’s goodbye to the Christmas specials but hello to lovelies like the Feta & Olive tartine.

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Christmas Menu

Our New Christmas Menu is now live including this Organic Stilton & Apple Tartine with fig chutney and roasted walnuts. This was probably the first ever dish or product we’ve made in 10 years which was delicious the first time we made it and we couldn’t think how to make it better, so the first […]

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Autumn Menu

Our new Autumn menu is here. We now offer Soup & Sourdough: our own hearty soups made here from scratch, served with Chia & Flax sourdough and organic butter. The Tartines have two new lovelies: Cream Cheese & Roasted Vegetable (above) and Feta and Olive (with sundried tomato pesto). The Sourdough Toasties get yet another […]

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Obsession

We’re back open again after our short break. Interesting to be a customer for a week and see things from the other side of the counter. Some things were impressive, some things disappointing. But it’s always easy to criticise and much harder to actually try to make a go of something. What was interesting about […]

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