I’ve been attempting rye bread and kornbroyt (Jewish sourdough whole wheat bread) on and off since about last Chanukah–almost a whole year! You would think this was unnecessary, since I live close enough to North Hollywood/Valley Village, the eastern hub of LA for Jewish bakeries and delis (the older western hub is “the Fairfax” neighborhood and the Pico/Robertson area). 3,286 more words
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When I was in Paris earlier this year, I stopped into Poilâne, one of my favourite bakeries, and found that among my favourite shortbread cookies, they were also selling too-cute-to-be-true original edition recipe booklets written by Apollonia Poilâne (who took over her family’s business at 18 when her parents died in a helicopter accident). 335 more words
Paris Bakeries Part 2. Breads, breakfast pastries and a plan of attack.
My previous post focused on suggestions on how to find quality Parisian bakeries. And now you have found that adorable artisan establishment and walked inside. 846 more words