DON’T BE MESSIN’ WITH YOUR BREAD
We asked some of our contributors, foodie friends and followers to tell us where they go for a great loaf...
KERIKERI THE PACKHOUSE MARKET
Especially the fabulous Sunday treats made by the very talented Lindel Robb. theoldpackhousemarket. co.nz
At the farmers' market and about to open next door to Matakana Deli. Paddy Griffiths has moved here from Waiheke.
3A Clonbern Rd, Remuera, Auckland Everything here is delicious, great savouries, excellent breads and sweet tarts. Also in the golden triangle of Lum’s grocery and New World to pick up everything you need. AMANO 66-68 Tyler St, Britomart Pukeko Bakery Shop 1, Green Gables Shopping Centre, 376 Beach Rd, Mairangi Bay and various farmers markets.
BEST UGLY BAGELS
Cnr Wellesley & Nelson Sts, City and 3A York St, Newmarket
For bagels from Al Brown.
BREAD AND BUTTER BAKERY
34 Westmoreland St West, Grey Lynn; Market 7, Ponsonby Central, Cnr Richmond & Ponsonby ; 116 Kitchener Road, Milford
1210 Great North Road, Pt Chevalier, Auckland
LA VOIE FRANÇAISE
875 Dominion Road, Auckland
218 Dominion Road, Auckland (open Sat and Sun) The Freedom Loaf is a seeded bread loaf that is vegan, wheat, refined sugar and yeast free. It’s also very delicious. OLAF’S BAKERY
1 Stokes Rd, Mount Eden Get the fig and fennel loaf.
235 Parnell Road, Auckland Possibly the best sourdough loaves in town from one of the most exciting restaurants. Limited numbers which must be pre-booked. Available from 2pm Friday to Sunday.
Various locations plus they sell through Farro Fresh. Great sourdough and baguettes.
wildwheat.co.nz TART BAKERY
555 Great North Rd, Grey Lynn
For vegan and awesome doughnuts.
THE REAL BREAD PROJECT
Soon to open in Helensville.
WAIHEKE JENNIFER PERRY OF LITTLE TART BAKERY
Buy from The Annex, 10 Putiki Rd, Ostend
HUCKLEBERRY 35 Macdonald St, Papamoa
HAMILTON VOLARE BREAD
236 Kahikatea Drive, Frankton, Hamilton and 27 Empire Street, Leamington, Cambridge. Also available in Tauranga.
TAURANGA / MT MAUNGANUI BLOMQUIST’S BAKERY
1289 Cameron Rd, Greerton, Tauranga
COL’S BUTCHERY & DELI
237 Maunganui Road, Tauranga
31 Totara Street, Mt Maunganui, facebook.com/flaveurbreads They also sell through local markets like Ohope, Tauranga
MOUNT SOURDOUGH CO
Order from mountsourdough. com then take delivery or pick up from 229B Ocean Beach Rd, Mt Maunganui
TE PUNA DELI
17B Minden Road, Mt Maunganui
THE TINY BREAD SHOP 15 Bow St
ROTORUA GOLD STAR BAKERY 89 Old Taupo Rd, Mangakakahi, Rotorua Awesome old-school pies.
MORRELL’S ARTISAN BAKERY 435 Gladstone Rd, Gisborne
89 Hastings Street, Napier I love this paleo bread... whenever I go to Napier to visit family I go and pick up a loaf to bring home.
THE PICNIC 17A Mahia St, Ahuriri, Napier. My friend in Napier WHO BUYS CUISINE ALL THE TIME likes the bread from Picnic.
BILLOW BAKERY 91B Devon St W
THE CLAREVILLE BAKERY 3340 SH2 Clareville, Carterton, Wairarapa
KAPITI ARTISAN BAKEHOUSE These breads are available in many supermarkets and just need to be finished in the oven. kapitiartisanbread.co.nz
BORDEAUX BAKERY 220 Thorndon Quay, Pipitea; 110 Featherston Street, City. Love their patisserie especially the canele. LE MOULIN 248 Willis St
Love their baguettes, soft and chewy. Caneles and almond croissants are excellent as are the curry puffs. LEEDS ST BAKERY 6g/14 Leeds St Great bread and stunningly good salted caramel cookies. SHELLY BAY BAKER 100 Shelly Bay Road, Wellington, WELLINGTON SOURDOUGH Sells through Moore Wilson's, Whitebait, Le Marche Francais and various locations around town. wellingtonsourdough.co.nz
PICTON VILLAGE BAKKERIJ 46 Auckland Street, Picton Their rawene bread is awesome, and their custard slice is the best!!
DON RODRIGO SOURDOUGH BAKERY Richmond Mall, Cnr Queen, Croucher and Talbot Sts, Richmond THE SWEDISH BAKERY & CAFE 54 Bridge St, Nelson
ANTONIUS BAKERY 235 High St, Motueka PATISSERIE ROYALE 152 High St, Motueka
RACHEL SCOTT BREAD rachelscottbread.co.nz THE PARIS BAKERY & CAFE 96B Carters Rd Does good croissants and bread.
BELLBIRD BAKED GOODS Shop 40/7 Tanner St, Woolston bellbirdbakedgoods.co.nz GRIZZLY BAKED GOODS 33 Buchan St, Sydenham grizzlybakedgoods.com LE PANIER 54 Holmwood Road, Merivale. They have the best bread and croissants.
DELECTABLES 417 Thames Hwy, Oamaru North. Apparently has the best pies and great hot cross buns.
THE PEOPLE’S BREAD Runner up in the 2016
Artisan award for their multigrain sourdough. Cuisine store.buckybox. com/peoples-bread ■ Send your great loaf suggestions to edito[email protected] and we'll continue to add to this list on our website, cuisine.co.nz