17 June 2012

Clovelly Bakery: Sourdough bread, Pies & Cakes, Clovelly (17 June 2012)

305 Clovelly Road, Clovelly NSW 2031

Baked fresh daily for the locals

While driving down Clovelly Road I spotted the clearly marked Clovelly Bakery which apparently has been around for about three years — shows how often I drive past this area. Service was welcoming and friendly and there was a nice assortment of temptations in the display counter plus freshly baked breads behind the counter. The White Sourdough Hi-Top Loaf ($5) was pretty good with the right about of flavour for my liking and a decent outer crust. The Apple & Rhubarb Crumble ($4) was full of fruit and moist. Would go well slightly warmed up with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The Lamington ($3) was just slightly dry on the inside but the flavours were nice. Perhaps a bit more coating would have given it that extra moisture I was hoping. Alternatively cut in half with some jam and freshly whipped cream would have worked a treat. There's quite a decent choice of pies on the menu which I'll have to try next time with maybe one of the sausage rolls and spinach & spinach roll to compare to all others I've tried.

PROS: Friendly and welcoming staff, Baked fresh daily, Reasonably priced menu, Fair amount of pies to choose from
CONS: No seating except for maybe the milk crates at the front?
MUST TRY: Sourdough bread and returning to try the pies and Olive & Rosemary Bread
VERDICT: A locals bakery providing a classic assortment of pies, breads and cakes
White Sourdough Hi-Top Loaf ($5)

Apple & Rhubarb Crumble ($4)

Lamington ($3)

Service counter with friendly staff

Bread selection

Display counter

Bread menu

Pie menu

Coffee menu

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tania@mykitchenstories said...

You are doing the bakery tour. Your making my head spin and I cant stop thinking about bread and tarts!.

Food is our religion said...

I love bread, esp freshly baked bread!

Simon Leong said...

hi tania, you'll have to tell me where you're favourite bakery is.

hi food is our religion, freshly baked bread is the best!

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