CREATING A PERFECT RECIPE
NOT many eight-year-olds can say they have a bread named after them.
In fact, Aden Horvath might be the only one.
The Buderim youngster is the inspiration behind Aden’s Choice – a range of gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free breads that were created by his mum Natasha and have now been picked up by one of Australia’s largest specialist bakery companies.
Natasha, who turned her health around by changing her diet almost 20 years ago, spent months trying to create a “gut friendly” bread that had the taste and texture of “real” traditional bread.
Aden’s Bread is not the first of its kind but Natasha said many others were heavy, cake-like and dense.
“After much experimenting, I came up with a bread recipe that’s extremely palatable and resembles real traditional bread in every way, but is suitable for people with digestive and autoimmune issues that exclude traditional breads from their diets,” she said.
But it didn’t happen overnight.
Natasha spent countless days and nights experimenting in the kitchen before coming up with the right mix.
“It was like a bomb went off in my kitchen some days,” she said.
“I was baking up to four or six loaves a day, trying to crack the code and there were times I honestly didn’t think I was going to get there.
“But that fateful day the loaf came out of the oven and it was just perfect – that was the day Aden’s Choice was born.”
Her husband Stephen contacted Kim Carrigan, the CEO of SOL Breads, a Brisbane-based specialty organic wholesale bakery which distributes products across Australia, as well as exporting to the USA, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
The couple was invited to the company’s Brisbane office for a meeting and offered a contract the moment company executives tasted the bread.
Aden’s Choice will be launched this month and will initially be sold online, with the ultimate aim of wider distribution on to supermarket shelves.
To purchase Aden’s Choice visit www.adenschoice.com.au
ON THE RISE: Natasha Horvath with her son Aden.