Tagged: Bakery

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Liège Waffles: Starring Belgian Pearl Sugar

When I first tried Liège waffles (also sometimes known as Belgian waffles), my taste-buds exploded! Sweet, dense, yeasted, chewy, filled with crunchy pockets of sugar that also caramelized on the surface – they were the ideal waffle.

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An Autumnal Taste Test: 10 Apple Varieties and 10 Apple Crisps

Emily, produce buyer and home chef extraordinaire, brought the apples: 10 different kinds, most of them heirloom varieties. I represented for the bakery and turned each variety into an individual mini-crisp and sliced extras for a “raw” tasting. Our goal? To find out which were the best baking and which were the best eating apples.

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Alice’s Apple Muffins

In our Cambridge store, our bakery sits next to our produce room offering our baker Alice a chance to browse around the bins and shelves to find inspiration for her breads, pies, crostatas and muffins. At this time of year, it’s all about apples. From her award-winning apple pie to the simple muffins in this recipe, Alice makes the most of each apple variety from our local farms.

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Local Rhubarb Is Back!

In April, I walked into our bakery and saw rhubarb piled high on the work bench, waiting to be added to a strawberry-rhubarb crisp. At the time, the weather had turned spring-like but we were still several weeks away from our own local rhubarb season. Still, that first sight of rhubarb was a lovely indicator that warm weather was on its way.

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That Cinnamon Smell…

On Thursday mornings, if I am coming into work at just the right time and the wind is blowing in the right direction, I can sometimes smell our cinnamon bread from up to a block away! Cinnamon bread is baked fresh every Thursday and Saturday at Formaggio Kitchen Cambridge.

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In the Bakery: Chocolate Fondue

Yesterday, after I finished work, I popped into the back of the bakery and experimented with chocolate fondue. While chocolate fondue is not difficult to make, I wanted to make sure we had just the right ratios before preparing a large batch!