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Pastries

A well-made pastry is a beautiful thing. Discuss these desserts-as-breakfast here, from croissants to tarts: Get baking advice, pastry shop suggestions, and info on pastry terms and techniques.

These Chocolate Rugelach Are the Bite-Sized Desserts of Your Dreams

If you’ve ever had the chocolate-Nutella babka from Breads Bakery in New York City or Tel Aviv, you’re well aware of the craze surrounding the pastry. The wonderfully flaky, densely chocolate babka...
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1/30 Piroshky Piroshky Bakery Pop-up in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 days ago

Piroshky Piroshky Bakery from Pike Place in Seattle will be popping-up to deliver pre-orders to San Francisco on January 30, 1pm to 3pm. Deadline to pre-order is January 28, 2pm. Would love to h...

Best Apple Pie, Best Crème Brûlée, Best Apple Pie in TO, that can be shipped or delivered to East York?

prima
by prima 16 days ago

Where would you suggest? I'm open to restaurants, bakeries or grocery store versions. I picked up a nice apple pie at the Rolling Pin (cash or debit only) in Oct. No delivery though. Thanks ...

"Nord Lyon," Queen Street West - French Patisserie

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 month ago

"Oh what a beautiful morning!!" Knowing I am stuck uptown due to Covid lock-down, my daughter brought this lucky 'sweet tooth' father, a whole box of French Pastry goodies from 'Nord Lyon' downt...

Marla Bakery & Catering opening soon in Windsor, Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

A year ago, the popular Marla Baker & Restaurant in San Francisco announced that it would be closing and moving to Santa Rosa. Huh, what, how cool! was my reaction to that news and I've been keepin...

b. patisserie & b. on the go | san francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

"B patisserie is temporarily closed. We are open at B on the go — FRI, SAT, and SUN from 8am to 4pm. Visit B on the Go website to place order and pick-up." Online ordering: https://orders.cake.n...

Secret Bakery | Salinas & Greenfield

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

One of this season's farmers market discoveries is Secret Bakery, vending at the Oldtown Salinas market on Saturday morning's or at Flora's Farm in Greenfield on Sundays. The cottage baker works ma...

Sicilian pastries in Toronto

prima
by prima 2 months ago

Which bakeries would you recommend these days for old school Sicilian pastries? Open to more general Italian pastry shops/bakeries, but I'd love to find a place selling Sicilian specialties. There ...

Pluma Bakery near Union Market

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by Steve 4 months ago

The pastries here look divine and it was a hard decision on what to choose. I wanted one or two of everything, with some items being difficult to find elsewhere. I finally settled on two croiss...

Pizza of the Day @ Nabolom Bakery | Elmwood - Berkeley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Seeing Nabolom Bakery & Pizzeria on the lists of Bay Area black-owned businesses was a reminder that I'd not yet returned under the new owners. https://www.chowhound.com/post/berkeleys-nabalom-bake...

Canelés - simple but not easy - Part V

Cynsa
by Cynsa 10 years ago

Segue to warp-speed canelés here. Part V. The Borg Collective honors its Queen within the Hive Mind. She is the One who is Many. We breach the Unknown with canelé misadventures - without sanctio...

Baking question: Quick question re making canele (cannele)

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by bythebay 7 months ago

Hi I tried baking cannele for the first time recently in silicone molds using Jacques Pepin's recipe from Chez Jacques. I thought it turned out great and want to now proceed to trying them in coppe...

The Bread Factory, New Rochelle, still delivers...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

We have been stopping into The Bread Factory on Grove St., New Rochelle, for years. It is a local gem. The Orza family has a long history in the bakery business, and I must say while I sit here enj...

Dandelion Chocolate on Valencia instant ordering/pick-up is open

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

"Beginning Friday, May 8th at 11am, the original Dandelion Chocolate at 740 Valencia Street will be offering a limited menu of drinks, pastries, and retail items via instant ordering from the sidew...

Recipe search

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by intrepid artist 9 months ago

I used to work at the Marriott near the airport back in the 1980's. They made danish from scratch in-house. It was the best! Does anyone have the recipe? It can be in baker's % or large amounts; I ...

Shish Ke Baba | La Lengua - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

The news from "intomeat" that Shish Ke Baba re-opened last week was a reminder that I had checked it out last summer but failed to post. As noted, its a newer outpost for Chef Vahit Besir of Mangal...

February 2014 Cookbook of the Month-- ASIAN DUMPLINGS: Mastering Gyoza, Spring Rolls, Samosas, and More: Stuffed Buns;Rich Pastries

BigSal
by BigSal 7 years ago

Please use this thread to report on the following chapters from ASIAN DUMPLINGS: Mastering Gyoza, Spring Rolls, Samosas, and More by Andrea Nguyen. Stuffed Buns, pages 90-107 Rich Pastries, pa...

Communion Bakehouse | Sellwood - SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

The absolutely best food I had in Portland was on the first day of my visit, Aug 21, 2019, at Communion Bakehouse. So much more praise dancing in my head to heap on this spot beyond my IG post of t...

Mountain View's Milk Pail reincarnated as drive-through market

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Last summer we said a sad farewell to the 45-year-old Milk Pail Market in Mountain View. https://www.chowhound.com/post/farewell-party-milk-pail-mountain-view-sat-6-8-1083907 So it was a wonder...

Starbucks crumb topped coffee cake - what happened???

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by NE_Elaine 6 years ago

I generally make my own coffee and have not been to a Starbucks in years but used to like the caramel macchiato with a piece of the crumb topped coffee cake for a treat. I was XMAS shopping on Sund...

Any place one can buy Kouign Amann in SF?

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by cyssf 10 years ago

Tom fell in love with kouign amann while on our home exchange in Brittany, I have been searching for a bakery in San Francisco that sells this. I tried using David Leibovitz's version which was to...