In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’re pleased to welcome Ed and Natasha Tatton, co-founders of BReD – Organic Sourdough, a 100% plant-based café and bakery in Whistler, British Columbia.
We talk to Ed and Natasha about vegan baking and their new book, BReD: Sourdough Loaves, Small Breads, and Other Plant-Based Baking, a complete plant-based book for bakers that goes beyond just making bread. With their cookbook, bakers of all skill levels can create gorgeous vegan baked goods from cakes, muffins, and scones to biscuits, cookies, and tarts.
You can listen to our interview with Ed and Natasha here and read on for a full bio.
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Who are Ed and Natasha Tatton?
Ed Tatton is a professional chef who has been to culinary college and worked in high-end kitchens in the UK,
Australia, New Zealand as well as Canada, but now specializes in making organic naturally leavened sourdough.
As co-owner of BReD–Organic Sourdough with his wife Natasha, Ed leads a small bakery team, making and baking bread, pizza dough, and other small baked goods.
These days, Ed’s food is compassionately 100% plant-based, a movement he is passionately excited to be part of and help grow for the benefit of people, the planet, and animals. He lives in Whistler, BC.
NATASHA TATTON is an English teacher turned
bakery manager, animal rights advocate, and co-founder of
BReD–Organic Sourdough, a 100% plant-based café/bakery in
Natasha has taught English all over the world but
now leads a small front-of-house team of cashiers and baristas.
She taught English and ventured into various food and beverage
roles, nurturing her desire to establish a vegan eatery to provide
more compassionate food choices for people.
Ed and Natasha’s new book, Bred: Sourdough Loaves, Small Breads, and Other Plant-Based Baking, is a complete plant-based book for bakers that goes beyond just making bread. Experienced bakers and novices alike can take their baking to the next level with gorgeous vegan baked goods from cakes, muffins, and scones to biscuits, cookies, and tarts. Passionate about a vegan lifestyle for the benefit of all people and the planet, the book also includes gluten-free recipes (bread and other baked goods), discard starter recipes to further zero-waste efforts, and an offering of dips, spreads, and accompaniments to complement the breads.
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