Our trip to Patisserie Joldo
Last week, I took Abi and Gemma, to visit one of our bakers, Patisserie Joldo.
James and his wife have been running Patisserie Joldo for the last 14 years. James, a native Frenchman, is bursting with energy, even after a long weekend fitting his new oven (more about that later). A specialist in artisan baking, James is passionate about breads and cakes especially the recipes of his homeland.
We arrived just after the morning’s bread order had left the bakery. The disappointment, of not tasting James’ bread, was short lived as Abi spotted thirty trays of fresh scones sat cooling on racks!
Next on the agenda was James’ new oven. He could hardly hold back his excitement.
After this lot we were stuffed. I would like to state for the record that we did not try everything. Almost everything, but not everything! But then went through the back and brought out……..