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Gail's Russian Rye Sourdough 500g

3.3 out of 5 (43)

22 out of 43 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life 3 days guaranteed (avg. 3) (avg. 3)*

Suitable for vegetarians Suitable for freezing

£3.00

Price per 100g: 60p

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Product Description

GAIL's Russian Rye Bread

Inspired by the tale of a Russian impresario who abandoned the theatre to devote his life to bread, this delicious rye loaf is as deep, dark and brooding as his secret passion for baking.

About GAIL's
GAIL's believes in the art of honest breadmaking. We start with just four simple ingredients: flour, water, salt and yeast, and we never add artificial colours or flavours. Instead, we seek out the best ingredients from where they're best, whether it's hand-peeled Bramley apples from Britain, single source unsalted butter from France, or plump juicy olives from Mediterranean groves. All our loaves are made by hand too, so we never need to add the stabilisers and preservatives that are an unavoidable fact of industrialised bread.

Our selection of classic and globally-inspired artisanal breads includes a range of sourdoughs made from 15-year old wild yeast starters. Allowed to rise slowly and naturally, these loaves take 48 hours to make and possess a mature taste and character that a mechanically processed loaf couldn't hope to match.

Product Information

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Storage

Ideally, store in your Gail's paper bag.
You can freeze the bread, but never refrigerate.

Prepare & Use

Strong and sturdy, the Russian Rye can stand up to Eastern Europe's strongest flavours.
Dress with ribbons of smoked salmon and devour with an icy shot of vodka, or pile high with pastrami and pickles, and relax with a cold glass of pilsner.

Country of Origin

UK.

Manufacturer

Gail's Bakery
Unit 12
Garrick Road Industrial Estate
London
NW9 6AQ.

Package Type

Paper Bag.

Recycling Information

Paper bag recyclable.

Nutrition

Allergen Information

  • Contains: Gluten, Wheat, Lactose, Milk
  • May Contain: Nut, Sesame

Ingredients

Rye Flour, Water, Wheat Flour, Salt, Flour Treatment Agent (Ascorbic Acid), Milk.


Reviews

Customer Reviews

3.3 out of 5

43 customers reviewed this product Average rating 3.3

22 out of 43 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 1 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

Burnt

As the title says, this was burnt when we received it - absolutely black. There is no way anyone could have thought it was fit for consumption but they obviously shrugged their shoulders and sent it out anyway. Shame on you, Gail's.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Makes great toast

I love buying Gail's breads. Love the packaging and the sourdough varieties I've tried have all been excellent.

Rating: 3 star out of 5

Hard to slice, OK toasted

Got this as a rather unfortunate substitution. Comedy ensued as we tried to 'hack' a slice off, as another reviewer also commented. Could build houses with it. Gets 3 stars as it was in fact soft inside, and toasted OK. I wouldn't choose it voluntarily though.

Rating: 1 star out of 5

rock hard when received. unusable

just about managed to hack one slice off. very disappointing. not impressed Ocado!

Rating: 4 star out of 5

Lovely

Lovely bread delicious toasted

Recipes

Fried Mozzarella Sandwich

Fried Mozzarella Sandwich

Served hot, this is a truly indulgent snack.

16 mins

Life guarantee
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