About Daly Bread
I’m Brenda Daly, the eponymous founder, baker and chief washer-upper at Daly Bread, Isleworth’s very own micro-bakery.
From a very early age I appreciated good food, the effort that goes into making it and I loved baking with my family.
Since launching in February 2017, Daly Bread has grown organically – like my breads – to what it is today, a micro-bakery and small teaching school based at my home in Old Isleworth.
I am passionate about good food, and in particular making good bread. The thrill of seeing what 4 simple ingredients can create and the fresh out of oven smell never fails to amaze me.
After a hiatus in my working life I decided to open Daly Bread. I had previously enjoyed roles in publishing, education and health but wanted to do something that allowed me to share my passion with like-minded people.
I gained hands on experience volunteering at different bakeries, attended courses, participated in baking groups and developed my bakery repertoire. I became a Bread Angel in 2016 after completing Virtuous Bread’s Micro Bakery Course and joined a network of bread makers, who like me, run their own breadmaking and teaching businesses from their home.
THE BREAD SHED
Daly Bread Isleworth Microbakery launched from my home kitchen in January 2017. One pandemic and one house move later, Daly Bread now has it’s own space ‘The Bread Shed’ at the end of my garden.
LEARN TO BAKE WITH ME
I have developed bread making courses for those keen to learn this fascinating skill. I love sharing my passion for baking, baking for my customers, trying out new recipes and finding out what bakes customers like as well as sharing baking advice.
I support the Real Bread Campaign which advocates real bread made with all-natural ingredients, and without the use of any processing aids or artificial additives, unlike 95-97% of the loaves bought in Britain.