TO BAKE OR NOT TO BAKE?  THAT IS THE QUESTION.

TO BAKE OR NOT TO BAKE? THAT IS THE QUESTION.

When lock down first came into force the craze for making sourdough bread went into over-drive. Corner shops and supermarkets ran out of flour and people nearly came to fisty-cuffs to grab the last bag off the shelf. So, what was all the fuss about? We are so used to...
Christmas Treats Made Simple

Christmas Treats Made Simple

With Christmas just over a month away and with hopes of large family gatherings and festive fun, what better way to make your friends and family feel welcome than by baking them some festive treats. There are many simple and easy recipes that make delicious cakes and...
What is Sourdough?

What is Sourdough?

Having originated in Ancient Egypt around 1,500 BC, sourdough bread has long been loved by bakers around the world. This old favourite has recently risen in popularity, becoming something of a superstar on social media, and has become famed for its simple origins and...
Q&A with Roberto from Café Lilli

Q&A with Roberto from Café Lilli

At Craggs & Co, we are always keen to support the businesses that surround us here in sunny Sedgefield, and across the North East. The pandemic and challenges of the past year really reinforced the importance of shopping local, and the power consumers can have by...
Is spelt flour healthy?

Is spelt flour healthy?

Yes! In comparison to the modern wheat varieties found in your average supermarket loaf, spelt is a superfood. An ancient grain that has remained unchanged for thousands of years, spelt is a type of wheat which offers a healthier nutritional composition. Which is...
Clean & Green

Clean & Green

It is fantastic that we are constantly surrounded by news, advice, messages and posts on the impact our day to day lives have on the environment and what we should do, as individuals, to play our part in protecting the planet. Whether that be through recycling, buying...