DÜSSELDORF’S BAKER EXTRAORDINAIRE

Josef Hinkel’s bread is known far and wide in north west Germany. Join him for a stroll around the traditional food market at Carlsplatz before a behind-the-scenes tour of his family-run bakery – and learn a few secret baker’s tips to take home.

Flour runs in Josef’s veins. His great-grandparents, Jean and Katharina Hinkel, first opened their bakery in 1891, and Josef still bakes ‘printen’ (a special kind of gingerbread) using their original recipe. Today, he oversees the two family-run bakeries in downtown Düsseldorf, and can often be seen waving a cheery ‘hello’ as he cycles to the market with fresh loaves of bread each morning.

Join Josef for a stroll around the traditional food market at Carls Platz before a private tour of his famous bakery, where he’ll give you a fascinating insight into the life of a baker – and may even teach you how to make the perfect bread roll…

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