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#BUROSupportsLocal: Your alternative bread supply this Ramadan

#BUROSupportsLocal: Your alternative bread supply this Ramadan

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Text: Liyana Zamzuri


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In grocery stores across the nation, baking aisles have been emptied as people have taken it upon themselves to channel their inner Nigella during this COVID-19 lockdown. 

With Gardenia bread being sold out almost everywhere, many turn to their dusty cookbooks and social media for the ultimate bread fixes. After all, home baking these days comes with far less waiting time, skill and, equipment.

However not all of us are boulangeries and up for very tedious kneading and folding. We are entering the sacred month of Ramadan, which means that a taste test is just out of the question. Plus you will feel a tad bit lazy as your hydration level is not at its optimum.

Give your oven (and yourselves) a rest—why not have a loaf of bread delivered to you instead? You can do your part to support local businesses too while you are at it.

Here are some places with fresh-from-the-oven goodies:

Kenny Hills Baker

Kenny Hills Baker bakes their organic bread freshly every morning. You can also order your favourite pastries and cakes (options may be limited during MCO so it's best to check on the updated menu on their socials). You can opt to order online two days in advance, contact via Instagram or calling in for same-day delivery.

Delivery is available  from all three outlets: Ampang, Desa Park City and Bukit Tunku.

Order: Here

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Opening hours: Ampang & Desa ParkCity (8pm - 7pm) Bukit Tunku (8am - 5pm), daily

Contact: 

Ampang: 03-4265 2020

Bukit Tunku: 03-6206 4111

Desa Park City: 03-6419 5990

Dough & Dolce

TTDI's independent bakery cafe, Dough & Dolce is home to sourdough goodness. Its strong, chewy, and crispy crust is just what you need to soothe your cravings. Plus it is great for sandwiches and toast that you can have over sahur.

Order: Here

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Opening hours:  10am - 3pm, closed on Tuesdays

One Half x ilaika

You cannot go to PJ without giving this barista haven in Taman Paramount a visit. Since stepping out is just not the case, get a taste of their best-baked goods delivered to your doorstep. Purple wheat & sourdough, lotus & sea salt bun and matcha bun are some of the heavy contenders on their menu.

Order: Here

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Opening hours: 9am - 5pm, daily

Contact: 018-3585818

Note* The daily menu will be shared via direct message on Instagram or WhatsApp

Provisions

Does walnut raisin bread strike your fancy? Or are you craving for a cinnamon bun? Let Provisions spoil you with an array of selections from their takeaway menu. 

You can also send your loved ones a little something-something to brighten their Ramadan. The cafe has a range of care packages that you can opt to deliver to your friends and family for them to have a taste of their goods.

  •  Basic Care Package: Wholemeal sourdough, kaya, bottled white coffee in a Provisions tote bag
  •  Premium Care Package: Basic Care Package + Seniman Kakao chocolate bar and Langit rice

Order: Here

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Opening hours: 9am - 6pm (or till sold out), Tuesday to Sunday

Contact: 011-23665358

Delivery times:

  • 1st round, 10.30am - 11.30am 
  • 2nd round, 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Universal Bakehouse

Find your loaves of happiness from Kedai Roti Universal that taste incredible with dips, soups, sauces—perfect for comforting Iftars. You will be spoilt for choice, with goodies including focaccia and highly-enriched brioche all available on their menu during this MCO. 

Order: WhatsApp

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Opening hours: 9am - 3pm, closed on Mondays and Thursdays

Contact: 011-33327581 

Note: Delivery is arranged via a third party dispatch (Lalamove); delivery fees are fulfilled by customers.

The Optimist Coffee

Aside from impeccable coffee, this coffee joint is known for its handwritten note and motivational quotes on each coffee cup. During this MCO, they have included homemade milk bread into the mix. This incomparable buttery goodness is just one of the many ways that can melt one's heart during this fasting month.

Order: Here 

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Opening hours: 7am -  7pm, daily 

Contact: 012-4512895

Delivery times: 9am - 2.30pm

Huckleberry Food & Fare

Missing this go-to brunch spot? This Ramadan, you can regain some sense of normalcy back by indulging in their savoury loaves. All their baked goods are made daily from their bakery, just in time for your Iftar (or you can even save it for Sahur later).

Be sure to check on their daily menu so that you would not be drooling over the ones you cannot have.

Order: WhatsApp

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Opening hours: 8am - 7pm, daily

Contact: 

Damansara Heights - 017-239 9264 

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Note: Pre-orders can be made with 48 hours notice

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