Humanity has been consecrated via bakeries and confectionaries since the Roman empire days. A millennium later the artform of baking has advanced into the self-indulgent day-dreams of Caligula himself. Culinary artists have bend tradition delights into new forms of brilliance, ground-breaking innovations have influenced the style of backing, patisseries reached new delightful heights, and some of the most amazing bakeries are now based in America. So, when you next plan a trip to the land of plenty, here are some of the bakeries that would be a sin to miss.
Arcade Bakery New York
Arcade Bakery is Church Street, and with its name stamped onto the outside, it is quite easy to find, while the lobby of about 300 feet takes you to the counter stacked with the most delicious pastries. The baker can be seen fiddling with the dough in the open kitchen, and the smell is overwhelming and instantly alert your taste buds of what is to follow. There is a slew of sourdough loaves, buckwheat baguettes to choose from while the pastries clearly French-influenced include whiskey-pecan babka, caramel apple brioches and savoury as well as sweet croissants.
Should you enjoy a mightily staked sandwich, flaky croissant or one of the just-prepared pizzas, chances are that you would feel like shouting at the passers-by that they are missing out on the best treats America has to offer. Once you’ve spoiled your taste buds to this kind of treats you might want to visit Arcade Bakery every day while you are visiting New York, yet we have another surprise in store, and it is also situated in the big apple.
Dominique Ansel Bakery
Dominique Ansel invented the Cronut, and he is known as the French wizard of pastries, he merely rolls a croissant into a circle, and already he has you hooked. Science defying bakes decorates the cabinet and by 7 am every morning proverbial lines find their way out the door as the baking or more than 350 croissants are freshly stacked in doughnut hybrids.
It is not easy ordering just one thing as there are Ansel’s frozen s’mores decorated with chocolate wafers and vanilla custard ice cream served in a behemoth of marshmallow torched to order, then there are the cookie shots shaped in shot glass form filled with Tahitian vanilla milk after they lined with dark chocolate. That is not even touching the list of French desserts such as Tarte tatins or chocolate eclairs on the inventory, so do yourself a favour add this one to your list of New York’s unique treats.
San Francisco & Denver Bakeries
The two bakeries that follow the boutique’s bakeries above includes B. Patisserie in San Francisco known for serving the best sugary cakes and a marvellous selection of macarons, apple tart and almond streusel. Should your travels take you to Denver, then do try and make your way to Babettes Artisan Breads the variety of bread include daily country loaves and porridge bread, while the pastry counter offers the nicest molten-centre chocolate cakes and apple croissants.