Crystal Waters Bakery - Video

Crystal Waters Bakery is a holistic artisan bakery located in the Crystal Waters Eco-village, Queensland, Australia. We were privileged to see their process. This page showcases the video we took in 2005.

Intro


Crystal Waters Bakery
http://sourdough.com/bread/video/crystalwaters/v/crystal_situation_0058_...

Demonstrations


Mixing by hand in a tub
http://sourdough.com/bread/video/crystalwaters/v/crystal_mixing_0059_BH.mov

Balling fruit dough / Sourcing produce
Community bakeries often source their ingredients, such as dairy products from community members. 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sonl7NFfXwA

Pita bread - balling dough
http://sourdough.com/bread/video/crystalwaters/v/crystal_pitta_roll_0051...

Pita bread - flattening / rolling dough
http://sourdough.com/bread/video/crystalwaters/v/crystal_pitta_flat_0056...

Organic free range chook in freshly baked pita bread
We shared Pita bread fresh from the oven and an organic chicken provided by one of the bakers. A meal to remember.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYVatFe-Wo8

Scaling Out
The bakers scale out their dough well into the night.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmu9OKA0hmo

Comments on Process


Mixing by hand
Les talks about why he has decided to mix stiff rather than slack doughs.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Orzprl7ri6c

Village relationships and economics
Les talks about some of the features of an eco-village bakery.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2jHz9ZgrWE

Remaining small and local
http://sourdough.com/bread/video/crystalwaters/v/crystal_small_0047_BH.mov

The Van
http://sourdough.com/bread/video/crystalwaters/v/crystal_van_0052_BH.mov

Comments on Sourdough in Australia


What is 'Artisan' Bread ?
The bakers from Crystal Waters Bakery talk about what artisan baking means to them.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62pQOz1yKkY

Competition provides variety
http://sourdough.com/bread/video/crystalwaters/v/crystal_competition_004...