Village Baking Company is making their own special version of the King Cake. This will not resemble the Gulf Coast cake that is a ring of twisted brioche topped purple, green, and gold colored icing. Instead the Village cake is made more traditionally for the festival of Epiphany and called a Galette des Rois. Continue reading
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I had a chance to stop in to see Clint Cooper at the new Village Baking Company storefront and was fascinated by his excellent selection of breads and offerings. The very tiny shop is packed ear-to-ear with unusual breads that you might not normally find in the Dallas area. They are only open a few days a week, so if you decide to go, do so early as the shelves are wiped clean rather quickly.
The afternoon I dropped by, which was a Saturday, a woman popped in and demanded a bag of croissant. They had just sold the last croissant and she was none too happy, in fact I believe she said just that. The production of croissant, and other breads are increased each week to meet the demand, but the little shop that has been selling mostly retail and farmers markets is being hit with an ever increasing demand. And for good reason. Continue reading
We just received a message from the people that own Rachael’s Plaza Bakery on Custer in Richardson. The bakery closed recently due to the death of one of the owners but they still have a two year lease on the building. This is your chance to own a bakery. Continue reading