Blog : sourdough

New Year: New Bread!

New Year: New Bread!

The New Year brings with it (for many of us) the chance to turn over a new leaf; to do more of what we know is right and healthy for us, and less of what we know to be negative, harmful or unsettling.  With this in mind, we though it was a great time of…

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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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Why Spelt Sourdough?

Why Spelt Sourdough?

Why Spelt?  This is a question we are often asked by people who have long bought our white sourdough bread in Sydney, but who are keen to try something new and are curious about our Spelt Sourdough loaves. There are loads of reasons why we advocate giving Spelt a try, although it’s important to note…

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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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