Natural and unhurried fermentation,
... These are common terms in those newly minted artisan workshops that have insisted on recovering the
baker's trade and the bread of yesteryear
Today -October 16- that the planet celebrates World Bread Day, why not
by one of them and try a bread that tastes and smells like bread.
Silene da Rocha, in Amasa.
Silene da Rocha
Silene da Rocha
learned from her parents,
, that the land and its products need time. As breads -
- that every day leave this workshop that runs from 2015. slow fermentation and organic flour and
in its three locations are shipped from classic white wheat loaves to special breads, such as of
spelled and kamut
(one of the oldest wheat varieties that are known and a sweet flavor reminiscent of butter), and also
. Price: from 3.90 euros.
Majadahonda (Church, 10, local Bajo E. Closed afternoons) / Las Rozas (Dublin, 25 A. Polígono Európolis. Closed afternoons and Sundays) / Boadilla del Monte (Infante Don Luis, 6. Closed on Sundays and afternoons, except from Wednesday to Saturdays, which is open from 8.30 pm to 11 pm).
Chapatas, in Brulèe.
(38 years old), located in the Madrid town of
, became famous with its roscón, chosen best of the year in 2021, but its breads are not far behind. "I'm looking for high-quality and local cereals," he explains. "I
usually go to France
because there they are very advanced in this," he says. Five people currently make up the team. "Many of our processes are with
fermentations are slow
, a minimum of 48 hours". Ciabatta (2.50 euros) and peasant (3.60 euros) are the most demanded, although wholemeal breads also have their audience. "I am
varying the offer
Every day there are three or four different loaves. "For those who ran out of roscón last year, they will be back to work next week and can now be booked.
: Alto de la Camorcha, 2 (Colmenar Viejo). Telephone: 623 03 52 53. Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3.30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Freshly baked piece, one hundred and thirty °.
One hundred and thirty
The Miragoli brothers,
The Miragoli brothers,
Guido and Alberto, are at the forefront of this meeting point for lovers of good bread and pastry.
In 2020 they received the award for Best Bread in Madrid, from the Matador Club.
of excellent quality and
ferment and bake daily
The whole wheat loaf (5.75 euros) and the flax and oatmeal (6 euros) are highly appreciated, as is their baguette (1.80 euros).
They have the workshop in Chamberí (Fernando el Católico, 17) and they also have a point of sale in the La Paz Market.
They have just
launched their specialty coffee,
where they include the origins of Sumatra and Colombia as seasonal novelties.
Closed Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Elaboration of 'El castellano', in El Horno de Babette.
In 2013, this business was born, which is now run by
Beatriz Echevarría and Carla Medrano
and which has four stores in Madrid, including the flagship which, in addition to being a workshop, is a
training and research center
Here everything is controlled (temperature,
pH of the masses
, the sourdough ...) to develop craft pieces as hogazón, the baguette, breads gluten- and lactose or, finally,
sourdough It lasts
that they undergo a process of refreshments and that they launch to celebrate World Bread Day. Average price: 6.50 euros per kilo
Joaquín Lorenzo, 4 / Ramón de Santillán, 15 / Ayala, 79 / Serrano, 162. Closed Saturday afternoons and Sundays and Mondays.
Loaf, in Levain Tahona Artesana.
Levain Tahona Artesana
smells and flavors of gastronomy have always lost
. His work in
gave him extra time to dedicate himself to other things, from interior design to the world of bread, where he fell "never to return," says Paco.
He began to investigate and learn
, first on his own; then in a school ... Until, in 2015, he took a leave of absence and left France, where he obtained
the title of baker
. And, in 2018, the year in which he opened his workshop in Ciudad Lineal, it finally became his profession. Long fermentations, organic flours without additives,
, respect for the raw material and for the product are the main characteristics of their breads.
Here they make loaves (there are about a kilo and a half), special breads of the day,
(faithful to the
and local queens, along with the house loaf and
, a more rustic piece) ... Price: 1 euro for a traditional baguette and from 3.80 euros for a loaf.
Gutierre de Cetina, 49. Closed on Sundays and afternoons (except on Thursdays when it opens until 8:00 p.m.)
Loaf of white wheat, in Obrador San Francisco.
Obrador San Francisco
, a surveyor by profession, began making bread for his family and friends and over time the hobby was revealed in vocation and work. In 2017 he opened, with
Juana Muñoz and Alberto Garanto,
this bakery that is
sweeping the Las Letras neighborhood
and that at 12 in the morning on a Friday or Saturday usually runs out of bread. Among its clients are restaurants such as
de César Martín,
... Here reign white wheat loaves, whole wheat, pistols, spelled breads,
La Miga de Oro
in 2019, ex aequo with Pan .Delirium.). The
specials that they do from Tuesday to Friday
also have a lot of pull
(Tríz, which is a mixture of wheat and corn; of chocolate; of nuts and raisins and
, with roasted garlic and habanero pepper) and that
should be reserved
Price: from 1.40 to 6.90 euros.
Carrera de San Francisco, 14. Closed Saturday afternoons, Sundays and holidays.
The Cocheteux, father and son.
What was a family hobby became a project and, finally, in 2017, reality.
father and son,
opened a bakery in the Salamanca district that, in a short time, became a reference in the capital. Barely four years have passed and they already have two workrooms with offices; a cafeteria in the
of El Corte Inglés and a large workshop with a shop and
school in Tetuán
. Every day they bake
15 types of bread
made with sourdough and organic flours,
stone-ground and without additives
: spelled, corn, seeds, 100% wholemeal rye ... and
La Miga de Oro
2019, tied with Obrador de San Francisco).
It has just launched Club.Delirio., A
Price: from 5.85 euros.
Juan Bravo, 21 / Professor Waksman, 8 (both closed Saturday afternoons, Sundays and holidays) / Naranjo, 7 (closed Sundays) / Raimundo Fernández Villaverde, 65 (does not close).
Antonio García, head of Panem.
Do not look here for allusions to
The Hunger Games
, but rather to the
panem et circenses
. Run by the García family,
(Toledo), headed by Antonio, this workshop seems to have been born with a star. Only one year after its opening it won the award for Best Bread in Madrid 2019 (contest organized by the Matador Club) and is the
brand new winner
of the contest for the Best Artisan Butter Croissant in Spain 2021. "We have gone from selling
150 to 1,500 a day
, "says Antonio. From his bakery, in sight, comes a great variety of breads (
between 15 and 20
): candeal, baguette (the
from the house), sourdough loaves, rye, the award-winning field (semi-whole wheat and sourdough), beer, old wheat ... Price: from 1.40 to 6 euros.
Fernán González, 42. Closed Monday and Saturday and Sunday nights.
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