Christmas 2015 at the Handmade Bakery

  We're gearing up for Christmas at the Bakery and wanted you all to know about some of the special breads and bakes that are on offer this year. The Panettone  production schedule is well under way and these will be available to purchase from the bakery and our markets very soon as will our Christmas cakes.  If you want some great ideas for gifts and stocking fillers, our Biscotti is … [Read more...]

Is this our best kept secret?

It may well be if you’ve never visited The Handmade Bakery on a Saturday morning before. Ever since we opened our bakery doors four years ago we have made what we think is the best baguette you’ll find for many a mile. It's made with a traditional, artisan process and has a beautiful, crusty exterior with a fabulous holey crumb. The 4kg batch size makes them a strictly limited edition, with only a … [Read more...]

An exciting evolution…

An exciting evolution for the School of Slow and Handmade Bakery Courses. As many of you know, especially those of our customers that have been with us since the earliest beginnings of the bakery. Dan and Johanna, our founding members have been preparing the ground (literally!) over the past 18 months, for their exciting new venture abroad. They will now be concentrating on establishing a CSA … [Read more...]

A new chapter

Welcome to the new Handmade Bakery website! We’ve been working hard over the past few months to redesign our online presence.  Here you’ll find most of the content of our previous site, plus many new features that hopefully help to give a flavour of what we get up to at our bakery base in Slaithwaite. There’s a new course bookings page, with even more dates to be added soon.  We’ve also tried to … [Read more...]