After baking bread from her kitchen and delivering it to friends and neighbours during lockdown, Sophia and her husband Jesse have moved out of the house and into a proper pastel pink-fronted bakery in Crouch End. Sourdough Sophia specialises in sourdough breads (duh!) made using organic locally grown milled grains and fermented for 24 hours, as well as other treats like croissants, cruffins, brownies, danishes and cheesecakes. Everything is made fresh in-house and you can see all the goods on the counter in the shop (they also run a local delivery service).

If you want to improve on your own lockdown baking, Sophia has online courses available and once restrictions ease she’ll be running workshops in the bakery.

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24 Middle Ln, Crouch End, London N8 8PL