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3 Ways to Serve a Traybake (with Tips and Photos!) »

Who doesn’t like a piece of dessert? We show you three creative ways to serve a traybake featuring our Easter Rocky Road.

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Breakfast in Bed for Mother’s Day »

The perfect pastries to treat mum everyday!

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Veggie Edition: 4 Breadwinner Breads, 4 Different Ways »

Get your dose of vitamins the old fashioned way. We show you tasty, inventive ways of adding more veggies in your diet—without sacrificing the taste.

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7 Breadwinner Christmas Pastries (and Their Perfect Pairings) »

Handcrafted, chemical-free Christmas pastries that Nanna would approve of.

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Events in the Community: December 2016 »

We handpicked family friendly, local events happening in Edinburgh that we thought you may be fond of for the month of December.

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Sean Visits The School of Artisan Food »

The School of Artisan Food

The School of Artisan Food

Our Master Craftsman Baker Sean visits the School of Artisan Food to spend a week with Wayne Caddy - 50 years of baking and still learning more about our wonderful craft.

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Re-starting the Heart of the Baking Industry »

The Second World War brought bakery development to a standstill.  Existing bakery machinery became obsolete.  Bakery schools ceased to function.  A generation of Craftsmen went missing.  The art and craft of baking was almost completely wiped out.  New methods were developed to try and counter a nation’s desire for bread and a lack of skilled bakers.  This involved adding chemicals to dough, pre mixes, and specialised machinery.  This unexpectedly dealt another deadly blow to the true art and craft of baking as this became an industry standard and training in the old methods was no longer a sound financial strategy…

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Our Big Move »

It is with both excitement and a little bit of a sadness that we moved out of our home for almost 40 years in Bruntsfield Place, to a new premise at the Gyle on the 22nd of April.

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