May 2, 2018

Derbyshire baker Luke Evans wins top award for loaf – at first attempt.

Family firm Luke Evans Bakery in Derbyshire has tasted a slice of success after its granary loaf was awarded the title of Best Wholegrain Loaf in Britain at one of the UK’s biggest food and drink exhibitions.

It was the first time that the Riddings-based bakery had entered an award in living memory.

The 400g Country Grain granary loaf took top slot at the awards, staged at the Farm Shop &...

February 7, 2017

Win, Win, Win !

Here at Luke Evans Bakery we are feeling the love this Valentines and are offering you the chance to win our ultimate afternoon tea competition. What is more romantic than a cozy afternoon tea with a bottle of bubbly between you and your partner, or even you and the girls? With our delicious fresh cream cakes and freshly baked scones, this is a competition not to miss. 

So what does this magnificent prize include?

You will w...

January 25, 2017

To be perfectly honest, who doesn’t like cake? From those stressful days at work to those fun festive parties, cake has always been there for us. But every new year, come January, we abandon its fluffy filling in hope of shedding a few pounds, leaving it to dry up in the shop window. Like everything, cake is good for you in moderation, so before you decide to turn down a piece of birthday cake heaven — here are 10 reasons why you should lick those lips and...

December 9, 2016

Christmas is here, The Great British Bake Off has finished and our hands can finally stop twitching from longing to bake. 

It is the festive season where everyone has been pinning ideas to make those extravagant ginger bread houses, elegant Christmas cakes and deluxe chocolate logs. Whilst you may wish to impress your guests with an over the top Ginger bread house with little gingerbread men replicating each family member… sometimes it is the simple deliciou...

December 7, 2016

Once more, Christmas has arrived on our doorstep and shortly following behind are those manic Christmas markets and ridiculous amount of food. It is a time when families come together and we are once again made to go through those awkward encounters and dreaded conversations. Don’t get me wrong, we love our family, of course we do, they are our nearest and dearest. But when you have to spend the Whole of Christmas Day with your tackless uncle and deaf grand...

December 6, 2016

Come the festive season, there is nothing better than a spiced warming glass of Mulled wine. The smell of sweet cinnamon travelling to your nostrils.

March 17, 2016

With Easter right around the corner, we thought we’d share some of the cutest bunnies around. But how did these cute little ones become associated with Easter? The Bible doesn't appear to mention of any long-eared, fluffy tailed creatures who hops around our gardens delivering decorative eggs on Sunday to well behaved children. However, they are widely recognised as symbols of Christianity and Easter. While no one is sure, rumour has it that it originated a...

March 15, 2016

Spring is just around the corner — and with it comes; easter, bunnies and lots of yummy chocolate treats in which you've realised those New Years resolution diets just aren't worth it. Arguably, life is for living and not depriving yourself of your favourite foods - besides everything is healthy for you in moderation.

As a child my easter was filled with chocolate eggs and rice crispy nests topped with a few mini eggs. Me & my sister used to see wh...

March 10, 2016


Falling on Sunday March 27th, Easter comes early this year and with only two weeks to go now is the time to get cracking if you want to make it egg-stra awsome! To help you plan an extra special Easter, we have put together a few ideas to bring the family together and to have a terrific day.



Get your family & friends together.

Whilst we love our families dearly, it is easy to spend less and less time together due to our busy schedules, so a yummy Easter Su...

March 1, 2016


Pinch punch first the month! 


We always feel like Mother’s Day sneaks up on us before we even know it. But when it comes to gift shopping, it’s definitely not a holiday to leave to the last minute. Your mum - who knows you the most out of almost anyone - will be able to tell if you picked up a last-minute present on the way to brunch! So with that in mind, we’re here to help you find the perfect present for her. After all, our mums really do deserve the be...

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