Our bread has nothing to hide.

The only essential ingredients for making great bread are flour, salt and water. As much as possible, 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.

 
 
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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.

 
 Illustration by @robynhinchcliffe

Illustration by @robynhinchcliffe

 
 
 
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Buy our bread

TROVE Cafe, Levenshulme

Altrincham Market (Saturday's)
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
Liv Organics, Liverpool
The Treehouse Cafe, Salford

 

We're proud to supply

 

Lancashire

Fig + Sparrow, Manchester
North Tea Power, Manchester
Koffee Pot, Manchester
The Whitworth Gallery, Manchester
Another Heart to Feed, Salford
Grindsmiths, Media City
Fallow Cafe, Fallowfield
Volta, West Didsbury
Dish Ran Away with the Spoon, Didsbury
The Art of Tea, Didsbury
Tinto, Didsbury
Our Kid, Chorlton
Pokusevskis, Media City
All the Shapes, Prestwich
Basil and Lily, Prestwich
Princess Street Hotel, Manchester
1761, Manchester
Coffee Cranks, Manchester
Salut, Manchester
Black Sheep, Manchester
Pop up bikes, Manchester
Hampton & Vouis, Manchester
Department of Coffee and Social Affairs, Manchester
El Gato, Manchester
Bloom Coffee, Bury
Grind + Tamp, Ramsbottom
Roots, Ramsbottom
Levanter, Ramsbottom
Tea Atelier, Ramsbottom
The Treehouse Cafe, Salford

 

Cheshire
Common Ground, Altrincham Market
Porta Tapas, Altrincham
The Garden, Hale
Toast, Altrincham
Common Ground, Altrincham
Oxford Road Cafe, Altrincham
Suburban Green, Wilmslow

 

Liverpool
Liv Organics
Matta's International
Mother Espresso