Author: Todd Laidlaw

It's been an amazing year! This year True Grain celebrated 15 years and a million handcrafted loaves. We're excited to share our new seasonal menu with you and let you know that for the first time ever, all our Shortbread and Stollen are available to order online. Order early so we can get your favourites to you in time for Christmas. Thank you for supporting craft baking and organic BC farming. New for 2019: Stollen – Watch for new sizes of...

Did you know the tradition of making stollen goes back more than 600 years? The first official mention of stollen was in 1474, but some historians think the traditional German Christmas cake dates back as far as 1329. Stollen’s most famous city is Dresden, where Christmas stollen has been baked since the 15th century and where every year is held the annual Stollenfest. On the Saturday before the second advent, a stollen weighing between three and four tonnes is paraded in a...

The team at True Grain Summerland recently enjoyed a visit from Dani Brown, a writer with Her Okanagan, an Okanagan blog written by local women about all things local and wonderful around the valley. Dani has blown us away with her understanding and enthusiasm for real food, organic farming, craftsmanship, sourdough, and flaky pastry. Read the full article of Dani’s True Grain visit here.  ...