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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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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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The Sweet Treats Your Mum Can’t Live Without…

The Sweet Treats Your Mum Can’t Live Without…

We LOVE our annual Mother’s Day competition, not just because we get to spoil someone and their Mum every year with a beautiful hamper full of lots of products, but because part of the terms of entry is that you answer a whimsical question for us. In the office we read through them all and…

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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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