Officially Britain’s Best Loaf

It’s official – we produce Britain’s best loaf!   Our newest creation, The Church Street Sour, scooped the Specialty Bread category at the Baking Industry Awards.

The event, known as the ‘Baking Industry Oscars’  took place on 6th September at London’s Park Lane Hilton and was hosted by the lovely Denise Van Outen.

Paul developed this crusty bread along the lines of an Italian country bread, and named it after the street Cinnamon Square is based on.   The bread contains a 12 year culture that is fermented in the bakery that gives it the sourdough taste.  So basically the whole environment of Church Street can be found in this loaf.

As with all our breads, minimal ingredients are used and the Church Street Sour contains white, wholemeal and rye flour along with the culture, salt and water.  The other fundamental ingredient is of course time – this loaf takes over 24 hours to make as it is not sped up with additives.

“We are humbled to win this category and it’s great to have an award winning product that is named after our home town” said Paul.

This is the second Rickmansworth product we have created that has gone on to win an award.  In 2013, the newly launched Ricky Sticky Bun won the specialty category at the World Bread Awards.

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