Meet Your Baker: Casella & Polegato

Welcome to the first edition of our new Meet ‘n Greet series! We often rave about out local food and how we, as a small business, strive to support the local suppliers in and near our community. We know out bakers, farmers, butcher, kombucha-maker, chocolatiers, etc. Heck, we’ve even visited our free-range chickens, fluttering about […]

5 Simple + Nutritious Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is absolutely my favourite meal of the day! Years ago, I decided to implement a “healthy mornings” theme to my breakfast creations. Not only was I maintaining a daily yoga practice/exercise routine, but I was also looking for a way to cut my late-morning/afternoon sugar cravings. My body needed FUEL. Let’s be honest- cereals, […]

V is for…

Vinegar Vinegars, a key component when cooking and of the most valuable flavour enhancers in your cupboard. These acids are responsible for tenderizing your proteins, keeping fruit from browning and making delicious vinaigrettes. We love to use the Organic Balsamic Vinegar with Organic Olive Oil as a dip for the artisan bread. It is so […]

Miso Soup

We stock a couple of different kinds of Miso at the shop. We have classic paste (see the recipe below) and some instant soups. Miso Tasty is made down in England and has been very popular with its various flavours. Finlay knows the family having spent 1 month with the producer’s mother in Capetown in […]

H is for…

Hebridean Sea Salt Meet Natalie Crayton, the maker behind Hebridean Sea Salt. Salt made from Hebridean Grade A clear water, made by hand to grow the crystals and harvested by hands. Pick up your artisan salts in store. Also, if you haven’t ever done a neti cleanse, this is the salt you want for that! […]

F is for…

Flour When it comes to baking, you need a good selection of flours to change consistency, thickness and texture of the baked goods. We stock a wide range of flours from gluten free bread flours to coconut flour (Oh, and Gram flour is also known as Chickpea Flour) as well as various ancient grains. Why […]

New produce in store

You have written to us, Facebooked and spoken to us in person and we have listened and been searching for some of your requests. We are delighted to report that this week we are adding to our stock: Rice Flour Semolina Tinned Pineapple Chunks Pine Nut Kernels Tricolour Quinoa Rice Spaghetti Organic Digestive Biscuits 1kg […]