Every time we look at the pastry case at this bakery in Essex Market, we can’t help but grab a quick treat to snack - whether that’s a pear tartlet or the excellent, sticky kouign amann. They also sell full and half loaves of all different kinds of bread, and will slice it for you so you don’t have to hack away at it when you get home.
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