Our story started when a little boy was inspired by his grandfather Rex, the original artisan with talents in carpentry, gardening, dressmaking, building and more. Glenn was always a keen cook throughout his years in the City, but then took the plunge to learn how to...
Normally August is a slightly quieter month in Rex, with lots of local residents & workers out of town and the family dragging the Rex Baker away for his summer holiday. Not this year. In 2020, we all continue to roll with the punches. Seeing really no easy or...
It’s been 6 weeks since we announced our 3-step measures during the pandemic, on 14th March, with Phase 1 (cashless, new hygiene measures, shifts of staff in the bakery for distancing, customer distancing in the shop with floor markings…) live ahead of any...
We are facing unprecedented times. Horrendous death toll predicted, NHS overwhelmed, threat of lock down, new terms “social distancing” and “self isolation”, school closure & exam cancellation, international travel over, stocks & shares...
Do awards even matter? Rex Bakery has won many, many awards since 2014 including 27 medals at the annual World Bread Awards, Best Bread in Britain (Multiseed), Best Bakery in the Chilterns judged by the Chiltern Society, 2 stars in the Great Taste awards for Pan...
Have you heard the rumours doing the rounds in Little Chalfont, that Rex Bakery is up for sale? Well one or two of you have spotted that 4 Chenies Parade, the home of Rex Bakery is indeed on the market but don’t worry – we are NOT on the move!! When we started...
Easter would not be complete without a hot cross bun and let’s face it, you can buy a packet of 6 for next to nothing so what secrets makes a Rex Hot Cross Bun so much more special than anything else you could choose this Easter? Brioche. Rex Hot Cross Buns are...
“Great food but expensive” (*cue spirited response from owners*) “I warn you that their prices are up there with the likes of Costa but worth a treat….” (Costa! bahaha! *cue even more spirited response* ) In amongst a lot of amazing...
The Rex Baker managed to get away for a couple of weeks to Barcelona & Catalunya in August 🙂 As always, the family knew to expect some fieldwork with side-trips to Spanish artisan bakeries. Unfortunately – not only are real bakeries as few & far between as...
Did you know that there is no legal definition for “Sourdough”? That means that practically any old loaf can be called a sourdough. Unfortunately there’s so many bogus claims in the food industry, it can be difficult for the public to work out what’s truly...
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