Alex Gooch's Organics

Bread has always been a big part of my life. Mum and Dad both baked at home and we ate toast all the time – for breakfast, snacks and dinner.

Country Living Magazine
Good bread demands care and attention

Alex Gooch’s love affair with bread began when he was head chef at Penrhos Court in Herefordshire.

TV News & Recipes
Good bread demands care and attention

The recent BBC Radio 4 Food & Farming Awards revealed a healthy appetite for food production among the younger generation.

Local Hero

Six nights a week, Alex Gooch leaves his warm bed at midnight and drives down a stony farm track through silent, high-sided lanes to an industrial estate on the edge of Hay-on-Wye.

Rise and Shine
Good bread demands care and attention

Helena Attlee got up early to find out how Alex Gooch makes his delicious organic bread – the long, slow, traditional way.

Jane Wheatley
Good bread demands care and attention

The room was deliciously warm and scented from the moring's baking and the beery aroma of the rye