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Sweetmeat Empanadas with New Mexico influence

by Bourgeois 8 years ago

Please help me find a recipe for sweetmeat empanadas. My grandma, Teresina, used to make these at Christmas. She us...


loriloveslarry commented 7 days ago

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'Bistro Normandie' - Long drive from way up north for some disappointing French pastries! :(

by Charles Yu 17 days ago

Based on a foodie friend's recommendation, I made a special 45 minutes one-way trip from Richmond Hill to give this p...

Help - Paris with a broken foot

by picagastronomy 20 days ago

So... the day before leaving for a week in Paris, (first trip in 6 yrs without whiny kids in tow), I have managed to ...

John Talbott commented 18 days ago

"DUO" - Best tasting Savory Croissant encountered!

by Charles Yu 29 days ago

Sorry for the unprofessional quality of this photo.....I was too busy enjoying and chewing on this amazing creation! ...


toronto guy commented 22 days ago

Looking for an Italian pastry shop in Hudson County

by Multifoiled 1 month ago

I'm searching for a good Italian pastry shop for a birthday cake. I don't need the cake until September so this isn't...

Multifoiled commented 1 month ago

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"Sweet Note" - Really delicious new SEASONAL products worthy of mentioning!

by Charles Yu 1 month ago

Just came back from afternoon tea with a couple of old Calgarian friends. Chef Owner Candy introduced a couple of ...

New 'Seasonal' French fruit (mix berries) tart from DUO!

by Charles Yu 2 months ago

For those of you who possesses sweet tooth like me and love genuine French fruit tart with the following characte...

Charles Yu commented 2 months ago

Hot Cross Buns at Peninsula Pastries in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

A quick note to mention that I picked up some very nice hot cross buns from Peninsula Pastries in Salinas this week. ...

glbtrtr commented 3 months ago

Real Canelle in Toronto? Nadege's were not good.

by TheDewster 4 months ago

Does anyone make cannelés made in copper molds with butter and beeswax? Nadege uses silicon molds so not crispy too c...


lsk commented 3 months ago

Kanelbullar - Swedish Cinnamon Rolls

by tc2012 4 months ago

Has anyone made these before? I've seen a few videos on Youtube, and there's some variation with the method. Donal Sk...


stockholm28 commented 4 months ago

bakeries with the best Bear Claws?

by RollingDoughnuts 10 years ago

What bakeries in the Greater Boston & suburb area are recommended for Bear Claws? Also, are Bear Claws a bit apple-y?


Blumie commented 4 months ago

Seven Days and Twenty One Stops of Pastries, Cookies, Donuts, Pie and Coffee in Portland

by uhockey 4 years ago

Warning: This is crazy long and comprehensive. Photos are intertwined in the text on my blog, and the full text ver...

stevewi commented 4 months ago

Any place one can buy Kouign Amann in SF?

by cyssf 7 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 ...


humminglion commented 4 months ago

Gouter Patisserie Kouign Amann

by petek 5 months ago

I decided to check out this bakery on Bathurst based on a few recommendations from a FB culinary group Some asked ab...

petek commented 5 months ago

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Red's Donuts & Acme Coffee @ Castle Rock Coffee & Mercantile | Toro Park - Salinas

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Castle Rock Coffee & Mercantile is the new cafe on Hwy 68 that took over the wood sculpture space next to Toro Cafe. ...

Philly style German butter cake?

by jsgregory27 3 years ago

Hey folks. I'm conducting some research on Philly style German butter cake for the college food writing course I'm...


Bigley9 commented 6 months ago

Wanted ~ Authentic German Pastries

by chocopink 6 months ago

Hello All, I am in search of great authentic German pastries in the area. Thank you in advance for you kind assista...

scharffenberger commented 6 months ago

Pastry pop-up in Palo Alto Saturday

by ssfire 8 months ago

Pastry chef John Shelsta will have a pop-up pastry operation at Zola in Palo Alto on Saturday, from 10 AM - 12:30. P...

ssfire commented 6 months ago

My Attempt At Kouign Amann [split from San Francisco]

by cyssf 7 years ago

I followed Leibovitz's directions but on another web site there were several commenters who said that they could tell...

Ttrockwood commented 6 months ago

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