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A Botanical Baker

When I first mixed flour, salt, yeast and water together 35 years ago, I’d probably have thought that by today I would know everything there is to know about bread…. wrong!  Well actually, I do know a fair bit now about the craft and science of bread making.  I’ve won awards for my breads and teach the subject too.  But I’m never satisfied, and my passion drives me to explore deeper.  So I’m now on a quest to discover how utilising botany within my baking can produce a new generation of natural real breads.  You’re probably now wondering if all
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Official Book Launch at Litfest in Chorleywood

We were absolutely delighted to launch our new baking book, Cinnamon Square – A Measured Approach, at Litfest 2016 hosted by Chorleywood Book Shop. We had fantastic support from enthusiastic customers, along with friends and family so firstly I think a huge thank you is in order. Wendi Peters (Actress and Master Chef finalist) was our wonderful compere who ensured everything ran smoothly with plenty of audience interaction. The session started with the background of how Cinnamon Square was founded and of course a talk about the book and why it is different to other baking books.  Paul then demonstrated
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Our Signature Bun Scoops Cafe Quality Food Award

We’re so delighted to announce winning a prestigious Cafe Quality Food Award for our Cinnamon Square bun.  Our signature bun scooped the award for ‘Best Cake & Biscuit’ category at the presentation held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, on Wednesday 14th October 2015. The awards were open to all National, Regional and independent cafés, as well as food producers, wholesalers, contract caterers and food service operators who serve the industry. This is the forth award for the Cinnamon Bun and it’s newer variety, The Ricky Sticky Bun.  The Cinnamon Bun has already attained a Great Taste Award, a Baking Industry
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2003 BC²

[fusion_text] So what came first the Cinnamon Square Bun or the name of the shop?  Well it kind of happened all at the same time!  Let me explain… Paul (Mr Cinnamon Square) had came across a similar product from his travels to American and Canada whilst working as a Technical Manager for a food ingredients company. On his return to the UK, he raved about the product known predominantly as cinnamon rolls and set about making his own version.  Quite frankly I didn’t understand what all the fuss was about until one fateful Sunday morning.  Before this point, he had
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