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Our Artisan Home Bakery

BROT is the German word for BREAD.

Our breads are inspired by traditional European sourdough cultures mixed with new ideas from bread artisans around the world. We use organic, stone-ground flour and natural sourdough starter for a flavorful, healthy and longer-lasting bread. Hand-crafted to order, baked in our home kitchen, our breads provide a glimpse into the next level of bread baking. 

Our bakery is a CT licensed Cottage Food Operation located in Killingworth, CT. We bake orders on demand in our home kitchen for curb side pick-up on Saturdays and Sundays.

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Our Workshops and Events

From the creation of a sourdough starter to baking techniques of various types of breads, the history of ancient grains and the art of bread decorating, we offer diverse workshops in our home setting. 


Come and learn with fellow baking enthusiasts! All of our classes are inspiring and may be used to advance individual skills or for team building.

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Our Bread Assortment

All of our baked goods are made from 100% sourdough with at least two phases of long-fermentation. 
Join us for one of our wood-fired bake events on selective weekends to try our bread.
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Country Loaves 

Lofty breads with an open crumb and delicious crust. We bake them using organic stone-ground wheat and whole-wheat flour. A perfect bread for any dinner.

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Hearty Rye Breads

A variety of rye and mixed flour breads, flavorful and healthy using organic dark and light rye flours and kernels.

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Enriched Dough Breads

Sandwich Loaves, Challah, Brioche Breads or Buns are made from enriched dough including additional ingredients such as eggs, butter and milk. Offering varies based on season.

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Bavarian Pretzels

Authentic Bavarian Pretzels with a soft belly, crunchy arms, and a distinct lye flavour. They have become a favorite among our customer base. We usually bake them for special events. For large custom orders (30 pieces or more) please contact us.

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Our Flour

The majority of our flour is organic and stone-ground from a family-owned small mill in Illinois.

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About

I was born and grew up in Germany, where fresh sourdough bread is not just a daily staple- it is truly a part of everyday life. Many towns, villages, and neighborhoods have bread bakers who make traditional loaves from locally derived ingredients. Each town and region has a distinctive flavor and texture.

When I moved to the US I could not find the authentic German bread that I had grown to love. So, I started baking bread. A lot of bread. And not all of it was good.

I was fortunate to have met another German expat who lives near me and we became bread enthusiasts- experimenting with different recipes and types of flour During these early years I learned that sourdough combines craft, science, and passion.

I am influenced and inspired by a global community of artisan bread bakers and have been lucky enough to have received formal training from some of them.

Bread Baking is my passion- and I truly enjoy teaching others how to bake hand-crafted bread in their own kitchens.  That is why I call this experiment, BROTworkshop.

 

Stefanie - Passionate Bread Baker
 

Contact Us

182 Reservoir Road, Killingworth, CT 06419

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