The 'Granddaddy' of sourdough, John Downes, now at the Maldon Bakery

Petula Bowa
November 26 2022 - 8:00am
John Downes at the Maldon Bakery. Pictures by Brendan McCarthy

Australia's original sourdough baker is resurrecting a lost art form and teaching new dogs old tricks through his books and work at the newly reopened Maldon Bakery in central Victoria.

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Petula Bowa

Petula Bowa

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