We're adding a touch of the Middle East for this week's special. All of our buns have proved very popular, so we are delighted to add some poppy seed punch to our bake this week. The very shareable Teacakes and the mighty Fig and Fennel (what do you mean you've not tried it?) complete the specials roster this week, joined by our regular favourites.

This week's specials:

Babka Roses 120g - poppy seed filled sweet treat - like a Chelsea Bun with a hint of Middle Eastern flavours (V) £1.00 each

Tea cakes 100g - using the same delicious mix as our fruit loaf but will all the flexibility of a hot cross bun (V) 75p each or £2.50 for 4

Fig and Fennel 600g - Bloomer with white flour, a touch of rye, a squish of figs and a light flavour of aniseed with a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds (V+) £2.50

And our regular favourites:

Fat White 800g - a not compeltely white split tin loaf, made using a 24 hour proving proof for a deep bread flavour (V) £2.00

Staffordshire Cob 600g - made with a base of white and wholemeal organic bread flours, a good dose of medium oatmeal for a creamy crumb, shot through with sunflower, pumpkin, sesame and poppy seeds for a good crunch (V+) £2.20

Malthouse Baton 400g - a short granary baton with wheat flakes for a dark chewy, malty bread - great with cheese (V+) £2.00

Focaccia 600g - Italian classic with two different toppings: rosemary and sea salt, or olives (V+) £2.10

Rye and Caraway 600g - beautiful rye sourdough with a great flavour of caraway (V+) £2.20

V = vegetarian; V+ = vegan

Please order by 6pm on Weds 20 April. Payment by cash (preferred) or cards on collection from Bread In Common, B Arts, 72 Hartshill Road, ST4 7RB

Collection 1:00pm - 6:00pm Thursday 21 April.

Email hello@breadincommon.com to make your order. We always send a reply to say we've got your order, so if you don't get one within 8 hours or so please contact us via phone on 01782 848835 or at the general b-arts info@b-arts.org.uk

We value feedback and the baking gods are not always with us, so please do let us know what you think of our bread. And if there's something you'd like to see on the list then please let us know.

Picture: Fig and Fennel