Artisan & Speciality Breads

Our artisan breads are made unhurriedly using a traditional long fermentation process, natural ingredients and no additives or improvers. Authentically hand crafted, artisan breads are not only natural and healthy, but also have outstanding flavour and texture.

Our range of artisan and speciality breads is listed below:

Sourdough Boule

One of our signature breads and inspired by the great Sourdoughs made popular in San Francisco. This quintessentially Artisan look is achieved by proving in baskets, leaving the recognisable spiral pattern or hand-shaping and using cuts to make each bread stand out. The recipe and process is no less time consuming, with an 18 hour fermentation to develop real connoisseurs flavours.

Ciabatta

Our Ciabatta will make any sandwich special with its crusty exterior and luxurious centre.

Large Ciabatta

Just the thing to accompany a lunchtime cappuccino, our ciabatta made the Italian way. Baked in a traditional oven and using extra virgin olive oil in the dough gives it real authentic flavour.

Cross-cut Pavé

This flat bread reminiscent of a cobblestone boasts a thick crunchy crust and a honey-combed, cream coloured crumb.

Date and Walnut Bread

This ever-popular bread is baked on the oven floor for a beautiful texture. Its subtle sweetness and nuttiness makes it a real favourite with cheese-lovers and works just as well for breakfast.

Pumpernickel

A classic German Rye with hand-dipped pumpkin seeds. The sweet and malty additions to this recipe give the bread a soft, treacly quality which proves very moreish.

Walnut Cob

This is a very specialist bread for which we use our own trademark levain. We use a mix of french flour, dark rye flour and malted flour which gives it a very moreish malty flavour. Also packed with walnuts, this is a great choice when you want something a little bit gourmet.

Sunflower & Honey Bread

This is always a good-selling bread with its own special taste. The combination of sunflower seeds and golden honey compliments any pasta dish, salad or soup, not forgetting your favourite wine.

Campagrain

A traditional wholegrain loaf, thick in texture with a multitude of grains throughout, perfectly satisfying.

Grand Rustic

This bread has a soft open texture with a beautiful crust which we can hear cracking as it comes out of the oven. The flavours are allowed to develop in the prooving process and it is baked on the sole of the oven for a better texture and more lift.

Couronne

Using the finest authentic French ingredients, combined with a slow fermentation, this product is baked with a truly French taste.

Mediterranean Bread

With our own levain and French flour, this is a typically artisan type of bread. We use green and red dried peppers and sundried tomatoes in balance with a selection of herbs to create a true Mediterranean character.

Sundried Tomato Bread

This is a product made with sour dough. The addition of succulent dried tomatoes ensures that this bread discovers its own Mediterranean flavour.

Pain de Campagne

Similar to sourdough but with a less sour taste, this bread is traditionally a favourite, and can be enjoyed with savoury or sweet.

Cross-cut Cob

A traditional French white cob, hand-cut, with a slow fermentation and baked directly onto the stones of the oven for a beautiful crust.

Light rye

Another real artisan loaf which combines two kinds of levain; our trademark 10 year old levain and a special rye levain.

Cornbread

This delicious recipe contains, along with the corngrain maize flour dough: sunflower seeds, fenugreek, coriander, fennel, chilli, cumin and caraway seeds. These are all spices which, particularly in combination have some medicinal properties, not least of which is as an appetiser.

Olive Bloomer

This is a light, soft bloomer with Spanish green olives.

Sourdough Bloomer

Another version of our signature bread: using the treasured Country Style levain as the raising agent, an 18 hour fermentation, hand finishing and baking on the great oven stones which create that delicious San Franciscan- style crust.

Pain Ancient

Further information coming soon.

Cheese Boule

Further information coming soon.

Honey and Sunflower Bloomer

This is always a good-selling bread with its own special taste. The combination of sunflower seeds and golden honey compliments any pasta dish, salad or soup, not forgetting your favourite wine.

Rye Sourdough Bloomer

Further information coming soon.

White Sourdough Bloomer

Further information coming soon.

Cheese and Red Onion Bread

A lovely soft-textured bread with a subtle taste of cayennne. We use a blend of mature cheddar and provolone cheese to create this distinctive flavour, making a great accompaniment to soup and adding character to sandwich fillings.

Carrot & Pumpkin Seed Loaf

This highly regarded bread was considered by consumer panels to be an ‘ideal’ loaf; crusty on the outside with a soft and light inside. The flavour combination of carrot and pumkin seed is different but surprisingly versatile.

Cranberry & Rosemary Bread

Cranberry & Rosemary Bread is made from a very old recipe originated in North Yorkshire. The addition of succulent cranberries gives this product its own unique flavour.

Organic Brown Bread

Our organic loaf uses only the purest ingredients. Special care is taken to meet soil association organic standards.

Large Italian Flat Bread

Italian in origin, our version of this bread has a texture which is reminiscent of the Italian countryside.

Rye Bread

Our delicious rye bread is high in fibre, dense in texture and strong in flavour. It is soft, yet crusty.

Small Sour Dough Bread

A tangy tasting bread with a dark, rich flavour and a thick crust.

Sour Dough Cob

With its unique, taste, our sour dough cobs are leavened to create a unique flavour.

Wholemeal Cob

Made with the finest wholemeal flour, our wholemeal cobs satisfy the appetites of those desiring bread at its most natural.

Green Olive & Pumpkin Seed Loaf

This delicious loaf, based on a Mediterranean recipe, is packed full of juicy green olives with an added hint of black olives in the dough. Each loaf is baked with a generous coating of pumpkin seeds, adding more complex flavours and a crunchy texture to complement the soft dough.

Potato & Rosemary Bread

This bread has a flavour of its own. By combining potatoes and the finest virgin olive oil, with a hint of rosemary,this product has a flavour that complements any occasion.

Turkish Bread

A bread that is dressed in both sesame seeds and nigella seeds then roasted in a very warm oven gives this bread its own unique flavour. Once tried will be a must on your shopping list.

Sour Dough Pugliese

This bread boasts a bubbly interior and a delicate crust after 20 hours fermentation.

Organic White Bread

Our organic loaf uses only the purest ingredients. Special care is taken to meet soil association organic standards.

Artisan Baguette

Our traditional Artisan baguettes are made from the purest ingredients which are only natural. They are given extra special care to ensure an Artisan appearance.

Crusty Cob

This long fermented hearty cob will truly satisfy any bread lover’s appetite

Onion Cob

This hearty cob is long fermented and has an intense onion flavour. It is a delightful treat for those seeking a change.

Pane Pugliese

With a unique crunchy crust, Pane Pugliese is perfect with cheese and dried meats.

Seeded Stick

Our seeded sticks provide an extra boost of health with sesame, pumpkin, sunflower and poppy seeds.

Sour Dough Boule

A firm bread with a chewy crust and an incredibly rich flavour, perfect for any bread lover.

Swiss Twist

The Swiss Twist is appreciated for its own special flavour. Its well aerated crumb and thick crust assures it a surprisingly long shelf life.

Pain Paysan

The strength of its taste is derived from the high percentage of rye flour and natural sour dough, giving the product an original rustic farmer’s bread flavour.

Onion & Herb Bread

A delicacy in Germany, this product is made by marinating caramelised onions in virgin olive oil and a special combination of herbs. The unique flavour complements any meal.

Multigrain Baguette

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