There was a little bakery in Oxford Street, Penkhull. They use to make bread and baps. When there was a strike on at the big bakeries people were queuing down the street to get the bread. During 'The Winter of Discontent' you were only allowed one loaf at the supermarket.Read More
I used to work on the night shift at Embrey's, it was quiet but you had to keep your eye on things. Me Mum had a big family, thirteen of us and they said I could take home any brown bread. So I'd go home with handfuls of brown bread.
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I bought him a breadmaker he didn't use it for awhile, now he doesn't like any other bread now. He used to make bread, we've still got the big bowls he used. It must be ten years ago and then I think he gave up because I wouldn't eat his bread, it was too dense, you now what I mean. He's varied it from time to time, he gets an ingredient he likes and keeps at that.Read More
My husband works for one of the bakeries at Trent Vale, Mr Kipling. They have bread brought into the factory to help out with ingredients, he's an electrician. Well it's actually the main companies called Premier Foods and the different areas have different names, so this one in Trent Vale is called Manor Bakeries.Read More