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Why Are These Sydney’s Best Croissants?

Why Are These Sydney’s Best Croissants?

It’s a big call, to say you bake Sydney’s best croissants, and we don’t make this claim lightly! In fact, our croissants – our most popular pastry – are one of our favourite opportunities to get really creative, as there are so many different and delicious flavour combinations which work spectacularly on that flaky, buttery…

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5 Tasty Uses For Stale Bread

5 Tasty Uses For Stale Bread

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…

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Sourdough Isn’t Very Sour?  It’s Still The Real Deal!

Sourdough Isn’t Very Sour? It’s Still The Real Deal!

We have had a few customers mention recently that our sourdough isn’t very sour compared to some other bakeries, or that they feel our bread was more sour in the past. There are several reasons for this so we thought we’d share a little more information about sourdough and it’s relative levels of sourness to…

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Where Does Your Bread Begin <br /> Part 2

Where Does Your Bread Begin
Part 2

The second part of our journey tracing the wheat we bake with, from farm to oven to plate… A short drive through surprisingly green fields brings us to the second farm we’re visiting – a much larger family-owned and operated farm known as Dulla Dulla.  Once again, the Martin family have lived and farmed in…

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