Crystal Waters Bakery
Mixing by hand in a tub
Balling fruit dough / Sourcing produce
Community bakeries often source their ingredients, such as dairy products from community members.
Pita bread - balling dough
Pita bread - flattening / rolling dough
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.
The bakers scale out their dough well into the night.
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Mixing by hand
Les talks about why he has decided to mix stiff rather than slack doughs.
Village relationships and economics
Les talks about some of the features of an eco-village bakery.
Remaining small and local
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What is 'Artisan' Bread ?
The bakers from Crystal Waters Bakery talk about what artisan baking means to them.
Competition provides variety