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Edible artistry

If, on tucking into one of Nancy Ackermann’s flamboyant creations, you feel that you are sampling a work of art, you wouldn’t be far off. Owner of 4 and Twenty Blackbirds Bake Shop which is now in its 18th year … Continue reading

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Leave the guns…

On a recent trip to Boston I stopped off at Hanover Street in the city’s North End for my italian fix. The area is a bustling mix of past and present – rich history told in the red brick of … Continue reading

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The Breton Buzz

On first entering Kouign Amann, you know there is something special going on inside this hole-in-the-wall bakery. Warm lighting, wooden floorboards and the intoxicating aroma of butter in the oven greet you as you step inside. Next to a chalkboard … Continue reading

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Hats off (or on) to Cheskie

Jewish food, particularly baked goods, has always hit the spot with me. There is a heartiness to it that warms the soul and tickles the tastebuds. This is no more evident than at a little Mile End heimishe bakery known … Continue reading

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