Our bread has nothing to hide.

The only essential ingredients for making great bread are flour, salt, water and yeast. All of the flour we use is organic and stoneground. We keep our use of commercial yeast to a minimum, preferring to let time do the work, and our sourdough loaves are risen only with naturally occurring yeast.

 
 

Believe it or not, these are in fact illustrations, drawn by one of our very talented chefs, Joanna Houghton. See more of her work here

 
 

No Rubbish 

Our bread does not contain anything artificial, no processing aids, flour improvers, dough conditioners, preservatives or chemical leavening. Any other ingredients we choose to flavour our loaves – like molasses, seeds, dried fruits and herbs – are all natural and we buy organic where possible, usually sourced from Unicorn Grocery or Suma.

 

Nutrition 

Bread that is fermented carefully and slowly over time will exercise your digestive system and the yeast and bacteria from the preferments provide B-vitamins and biotin. There is an improvement in mineral bio availability and research has also shown a reduction in the components of gluten responsible for triggering digestive discomfort and intolerances to wheat.

 

Give it time 

Our bread has been given time to allow for appropriate fermentation. It is a natural product and, just as with fruit or cheese, it takes time for it to mature and ripen. Our bread making process always starts the day before with the mixing of the preferments. These are left to develop for about 12 hours, it’s then at least another 4 hours from mixing everything together to the first loaf of bread; most of that time is resting, allowing the yeast and lactic acid bacteria cells to do their work and develop as much flavour as possible.

 
 
 
 
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Buy our bread

Unicorn Grocery, Chorlton
A Taste of Honey, West Didsbury
Altrincham Market, Altrincham
Village Greens Co-op, Prestwich
McCalls Organics, Manchester
Fig + Sparrow, Manchester
The Eighth Day, Manchester
Veg Box People, Manchester + Stockport
Freedom Organics, Darwen, Lancashire
Natural Choice, Wales

 

We're proud to supply

Lancashire

Fig + Sparrow, Manchester
North Tea Power, Manchester
Koffee Pot, Manchester
Tapeo, Manchester
Great John St Hotel, Manchester
11 Didsbury Park Hotel, Manchester
The Whitworth Gallery, Manchester
Another Heart to Feed, Salford
Penelope's Deli, Salford
Fallow Cafe, Fallowfield
Volta, West Didsbury
The Art of Tea, Didsbury
Passion Fruit Coffee, Chorlton
Pokusevskis, Heaton Moor
All the Shapes, Prestwich
Nonsense, Prestwich

Cheshire

Market House Coffee, Altrincham Market
Gud Vegan, Altrincham Market
Nationale 7, Altrincham Market
Eat Kaizen, Altrincham
Porta Tapas, Altrincham
The Garden, Hale
Tom's Bar, Heaton Moor