“I judge a restaurant by the bread and by the coffee.” Burt Lancaster And remember… Now serving Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate!
“Bread is the king of the table and all else is merely the court that surrounds the king. The countries are the soup, the meat, the vegetables, the salad but bread is king.” Louis Bromfield, American novelist (1896-1956)
“Chi ha pane e vino, sta meglio del suo vicino” (Who has bread and wine, leaves their neighbor behind). Ok, so it rhymes much better in Italian, but you get the idea!
A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou. (Omar Khayyam)
Did you know that the Ancient Greeks used to bake bread under a dome-shaped cover (pnigeus) preheated by burning charcoal under it? The coal would then be heaped round the outside of the cover and the dough put under to cover to bake. (Note by Richard Rutherford for his Penguin Classics edition of Aristophanes’ The […]
“Los duelos, con pan son menos” (“All sorrows are less with bread”) Miguel de Cervantes.
“Good bread and good butter go together. They are one of the perfect marriages in gastronomy, and they never fail to cheer me.” —James Beard Feel free to replace “butter” with “extra virgin olive oil” —The Bread Artisans Bakery
Read the label. Artisan bread contains natural ingredients we all know and can pronounce: Unbleached flour, natural starter, salt, water, and sometimes herbs, fruits or nuts
Today several customers noticed the old-fashioned bread box that we have in our bakery as decoration. At home we have a new, stainless steel version, but any kind of bread box is still the best way to keep artisan bread, which has no artificial preservatives, fresher longer. If you don’t have one, just keep your […]
A Parmesan Baguette…so tasty. We like to warm it in the oven for 10 minutes and add a slice of prosciutto or Spanish cured ham.