Wednesday, 05 March 2014 00:00

Paris Mt Eden Bakery

This bakery that's frequented by locals and those passing through. We make everything you'd expect a bakery to make, from pies, sausage rolls (including vegetarian), slices and cakes.

You can take in a coffee with your cake or the staff will package everything up for you to take home.

Published in Bakery
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 00:00

Eden Foods

Eden Foods in Mt Eden is more than a convenience store, it has specialty foods and a range of other convenience goods. Eden Foods has a great range of organic products, they stock a lot of Ceres products and Sabato as well as many ethnic foods and some imported specialty items. You can also find oob ice cream and sorbet here and there is a wide range of drinks available and not just your usual, you will also find pomegranate and blueberry juices, coconut water and Turkish iced teas.

You can also pick up fresh breads that are supplied by artisan bakery Wild Wheat which is just down the road which is very good bread. Other items such as flowers, wine, magazines, lotto and other items you would expect to find in a convenience store.

Published in Dairies
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 13:00

Olaf's Artisan Bakery Cafe

Welcome to Olaf's Artisan Bakery Café in Mount Eden Village. Our Award winning bakery is in full view of the café, so while you dine with us, you can experience how Olaf, Nigel and Thomas make their European style breads from scratch.

Olaf is a German trained baker, pastry chef and chef, with over twenty years of baking experience in a wide range of establishments, from fine dining to first class catering, in Germany and New Zealand.

Olaf's real passion is for artisan bread. We make a range of traditional European breads from French Pain au Levain to German Vollkorn using only traditional techniques and natural ingredients. Long fermentation and skilful handling at every stage is the way we produce loaves with authentic European flavour, texture and crust. We do not use any flavourings, additives, preservatives or "bread improvers".

The result is a unique range of breads, which won 7 Awards at the New Zealand Bakery of the Year Award in 2012. Olaf's breads are the equal of any you will find in the true artisan bakeries of Europe.

You can watch Olaf and his bakers work, just the other side of the glass wall, but if you want to ask any questions or take a closer look feel free to, they love talking about their bread and are happy to give you pointers if you are a keen baker yourself.

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