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13 of the best artisanal bakeries
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Looking for more than your average slice of bread? We roundup 13 of the best artisanal bakeries around town.

Baker & Cook
Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes Best-sellers: German vollk orn loaf (a seeded rye sourdough bread) and traditional baguette that uses a levain, or sourdough starter Staff favourite: soft Turkish pide bread Most underrated item on the menu: bagels (plain, blueberry, and cinnamon and raisin), made the authentic way by boiling and steaming so they have a crisp crust and dense, chewy crumb You may have sampled it at: Dean & Deluca and Toby’s Estate Opening bells: 7am (Hillcrest) and 8am (Martin Road) Go to: 77 Hillcrest Road and 38A Martin Road For more: 6469 8834 | 6636 5865 | bakerandcook.biz Artisanal bread is handcrafted by a baker rather than mass-produced in a factory. It is the small bakery’s response to commercial bread – the quintessential anti-supermarket loaf.

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Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes Best-sellers: passion-fruit meringue tart and lemon drizzle loaf Staff favourite: carrot cake Most underrated item on the menu: lemon cream tart Opening bells: Go to: 19 Lorong Kilat #01-06 For more: 6463 3648 | carpenterandcook.com

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Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes Best-sellers: croissants and sour dough bread Staff favourites: plain chou chou (choux pastry bun) and pain au chocolat Most underrated item on the menu: pain à l’ancienne, a bread made from three types of flour – brown, white and rye – for a crusty bread which is soft and chewy on the inside Opening bells: 8am Go to: 607 Bukit Timah Road #01-01 For more: 6466 0613 | facebook.com/ChoupinetteCafe In addition to the basic ingredients of flour, water, yeast and salt, artisanal bakers often add other ingredients such as seeds, nuts, onions, cheese, sundried tomatoes and olive oil.

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sg/article/wine-dine/our-roundup-of-13-artisanal-bakeries 2/3 . The Bread Project Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes Best-seller: pain aux céréales (multigrain loaf) www. 313@somerset and VivoCity For more: marche-restaurants. #B2 Wheelock Place For more: 6636 3672 | maison-kayser.com.com Paul Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: made daily in central kitchen and baked same day in Takashimaya bakery Best-sellers: croissants and pain au chocolat Staff favourite: croissants Most underrated item on the menu: tourte chèvre courgette (goat cheese tart) You may have sampled it at: one of their many outlets around the world. a seeded dark rye German bread You may have sampled it at: Five & Dime Eatery. Long Black Café.com The best way to keep bread fresh is in a bread box (like your grandmother had).30am Go to: 12 Gopeng Street. Bread with 50 percent hydration creates a dense.expatliving. from Switzerland to Kuwait Opening bells: 9am Go to: #03-16A/17 Takashimaya Shopping Centre For more: 6836 1914 | paul-international. so it tends to have a much shorter shelf-life than store-bought bread. Plastic is never recommended because it accelerates the staling process.sg Artisanal bread has no chemical additives.com The amount of water in dough defines the type of bread it will make. like that of a bagel. #B1-09 Scotts Square and Café. Sarnies Opening bells: 7.3/9/13 13 of the best artisanal bakeries | Expat Living Singapore Expat Living Singapore Like 3. Freshly Baked Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes Best-sellers: walnut raisin bread and cinnamon roll Staff favourite: white ciabatta Most underrated item on the menu: ham and cheese on walnut raisin bread Opening bells: 8am Go to: 57 Killiney Road For more: 6735 3298 | freshlybaked.sg Maison Kayser Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes Best-sellers: croissants and baguette Monge Staff favourites: bichon poires caramel (pear and caramel pastry) and chausson aux pommes (apple turnover) Most underrated item on the menu: walnut and raisin roll served warm Opening bells: 8am Go to: 6 Scotts Road. Nick Vina Artisan Bakery Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes Best-sellers: French baguette and classic sourdough Staff favourite: sweet cheese walnut bread Most underrated item on the menu: vollk orn.535 people like Expat Living Singapore. F acebook social plugin Marché Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes. wholemeal and ciabatta Staff favourite: grilled ham and cheese sandwich Most underrated item on the menu: roast beef sandwich You may have sampled it at: American Club and PS. Eat it within a day or two and freeze the rest.com Simply Bread Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: prepared at central kitchen in Jurong Best-sellers: rustic white. A typical baguette has about 70 percent hydration. tight texture. or stored in a closed paper bag.com. at 313@somerset Best-sellers: Hamburg cinnamon roll and walnut bread Staff favourite: Black Forest ham sandwich Opening bells: check with individual outlets Go to: Raffles City Shopping Centre. Café Opening bells: 8am Go to: #01-03 Guthrie House and #02-07 Cluny Court For more: 6763 2628 | simplybread. while an airy ciabatta can reach 85 percent hydration. #01-54/55 Icon Village For more: 6224 7848 | nickvina.

which is good for the digestion You may have sampled it at: Dean & DeLuca Opening bells: 9am Go to: 174 Joo Chiat Road For more: 6440 9228 | thebreadproject. made from an ancient wheat variety. home delivery available too For more: 6570 1228 | theorganicbaker. made from 100-percent rye flour Staff favourite: spelt bread Most underrated item on the menu: muesli bread Opening bells: 8. yeast amount and dough mixture. the inner part of the bread.com.com Werner’s Oven Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes Best-sellers: spelt bread. as is vollk orn bread. gives away all its secrets. www. flour type.expatliving. Tw eet 0 About Recommend to use FireFox Internet Browser for better viewing of our website.30am Go to: 6 Upper East Coast Road For more: 6442 3897 | wernersoven. prepared in the bakery in Sembawang Best-sellers: whole-wheat sourdough and rosemary focaccia Staff favourite: ciabatta Most underrated item on the menu: rye sourdough You may have sampled it at: UpperCrust. There you’ll find information about hole structure. Tiong Bahru Bakery Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes Best-sellers: croissants (especially chocolate) and k ouign amann (a buttery Breton pastry or cake) Staff favourite: pandan croissant Most underrated item on the menu: pineapple mango passion-fruit tarts Opening bells: 8am (closed Tuesdays) Go to: 56 Eng Hoon Street #01-70 (also in Raffles City Shopping Centre) For more: 6220 3430 | tiongbahrubakery. 2013. All rights reserved. Distribution Careers See Current Issue Contact Advertise with Us Privacy Policy © Expat Living Publications Pte Ltd.sg Like 16 people like this.com The Organic Baker Dough prepared from scratch on the premises: yes.sg/article/wine-dine/our-roundup-of-13-artisanal-bakeries 3/3 .com. is suitable for people with allergies.sg A bread’s crumb .3/9/13 13 of the best artisanal bakeries | Expat Living Singapore Staff favourite: baguette Most underrated item on the menu: heavy German caraway and rye. hydration. Four Seasons Organic Market or the Swiss Butchery Go to: numerous stockists listed on website. or flaxseed bread. Sign Up to see what your friends like.