How we make our bread

Posted: October 16, 2018

Stage 1 – It all starts with the flour. Quite a few of us I’m sure can remember biting into our first French baguette in France and thinking “how have they done this?” That it was indescribably good – and that nothing in Australia even…

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Bread as trigger and symbol in the French revolution

Posted: October 11, 2018

In the years leading up to the French Revolution France was wracked by bread shortages. Anger grew, as many suspected the king and the aristocracy of deliberately hoarding grain to weaken the masses, to retain control. That is why, when they stormed the Bastille the…

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The wonderful power of consistency

Posted: September 26, 2018

If someone says they are a “coffee person” it’s easy to find yourself doing a bit of a mental eye roll these days – especially in Melbourne, where coffee “experts” are as thick on the ground as red wine experts in Adelaide, or style experts…

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Laurent’s premium tea from Ceylon Blends

Posted: September 7, 2018

At Laurent, the quality of our tea is every bit as important to us as the quality of our coffee, so here is some information on where ours comes from and why we have selected it. Our search for our own premium tea While we…

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