One chilly winter morning my friends Fina,Tania, Elodie and I headed for the even colder Johannesburg downtown’s trendiest precinct, Maboneng for a Bread workshop with Babette.

When I received in an email from my ex-colleague Babette about the next workshop dates to her famous artisan bread workshop, I decided I was not going to miss this opportunity. Babette Van der Walt is a Wits Law graduate who in the middle of her studies started to bake as a way to unwind and relax. Thus she discovered a passion for baking. After her graduation, she traveled to Vermont in the USA where she got an apprenticeship with a French artisan baker master. (more…)