We simply bake beautiful food. Artisan baking is what we know best and what we love doing. We expect the same love and attention to detail from all the people we work with. The result of this mutual understanding is exceptional, handcrafted artisan food made using fresh and natural ingredients sourced from local farmers.
Bread was first leavened approximately 6000 years ago, but it wasn’t until the 1950’s that the commercialisation of bread began. Today, it’s thought that the advent of quickly made, high volume bread may have contributed to adverse health and dietary conditions in western societies.
Sourdough bread is different. It’s made using a natural leaven (fermented flour and water) which contains wild yeast and good bacteria. Sourdough offers many benefits like easier digestion, more nutrients and a lower GI – throw in that beautiful taste and it’s no wonder it has stood the test of time.
Shepherd’s sourdough is made slowly using traditional handcraft methods. It’s also yeast free, dairy free, sugar free, egg free and contains no preservative or additives
Gin and Tonic. Bread and Butter. Jam and Cream. Some things just go together! As far as we’re concerned, Coffee and Croissants belong on that list of inseparable pairs. On its own, sinking your teeth into a sweet, buttery croissant – crisp on the outside, chewy in the middle and topped with nuts or chocolate…
Watch NSW smash QLD in the State of Origin this Wednesday the true blue Aussie way – meat pie in hand – with our State of Origin Pie Feast this weekend. Grab a Take-Home Pack of 4 gourmet handmade pies for $20 (normally $22), pop them in the oven and prepare to cheer on the…
Waste not, want not… don’t throw out your stale bread, try one of the 5 tasty uses for stale bread recommended by our Head Chef, Martin Wrighton, including two we do at Shepherd’s (sausage rolls and croutons)… Oh and use any type of bread in these recipes – sourdough gives great depth of flavour but…
If you operate a retail or catering business which requires baked products or, indeed, if you’re a customer who would like to recommend us to your local foodie outlet, we can deliver directly 7 days a week to most locations in the Sydney metropolitan area.