Tag Archives: baked goods

Key Ingredients

A night of rain means cafe chairs, still wet and glistening, are stacked outside Scratch Baking on the Milford Green. But inside, the bakery’s butcher block tables are filling as a 9 a.m. lull gives way to a morning rush…

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Cup and Up

Fussy Coffee

Don’t let the name fool you: Fussy Coffee offers much more than a typical coffeehouse.

But let’s start with the headliner. …

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Bunny Business

A “gluten-free” label usually sends a secondary message to eaters who aren’t watching their wheat: This isn’t for you.

But not at the Little Rabbit Baking Company. Despite the hand-lettered “GF” on every label at the young Hamden bakery, the …

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Cookies ’n’ Dream

Four Flours cookies

The aroma of fresh-baked cookies, brownies and other goodies envelops you as soon as you cross the threshold of Robin Schaffer’s Woodbridge home. Sweet scents of brown sugar and chocolate mingle,…

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Betting on the Farm

CitySeed Farmers' Markets

A Hamden woman walks up to a table and gasps as if she’d just seen a ghost. “You have sorrel!” she shrieks, holding her hand to her heart, nearly losing her breath. She had fallen in love at first taste …

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Cupcakes 2.0

Katalina's Cupcakes

All hail the cupcake craze. The national phenom about all things petite and sweet took hold in New Haven ahead of the curve: we welcomed The Cupcake Truck in 2008 and now, occupying the block with Kennedy & Perkins, Katahdin …

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Baguettes and Battlefield Songs

David Brooks, owner of Judies European Bakery and Cafe

For 14 years David Brooks has been the familiar face behind the counter at Judies European Bakery and Cafe, which he transformed from a small Branford-based wholesale business into a thriving downtown eatery and catering operation.

But when he first …

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