Wednesday July 15, 2020

Spring food Special: Sour times

Arising out of humble beginnings as a market stall in 2011, Arun Bakery of Stoneybatter in Dublin is aiming to make sourdough the loaf of the common man, writes Susan Morrell.

20th April, 2014
Vlad Rainis of Arun Bakery: a native of Prague, he grew up with sourdough as the main staple in every home Pictures: Feargal Ward

There's a revolution brewing in Dublin's Stoneybatter neighbourhood and, this time, we're not talking about craft beer (though there is some fermentation involved).

You can catch a delicious hint of it on the breeze on North King Street, a rather nondescript thoroughfare housing the bustling Arun Bakery, also known as the Real Sourdough Company. Here, in a modest commercial space, the company co-owned by Vlad Rainis and Peter Kelly is spearheading the campaign to make...

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