Tag Archives: cakes

How Sweet It Is

Cupcakes at Sugar Bakery

When you’re in the food business and the Food Network calls, you answer. In June 2010, Carol Vollono and Brenda DePonte, the mother/daughter team behind Sugar Bakery in East Haven, received a call out of the…

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Layer Cakes

Cakes at Marjolaine

At Marjolaine Pastry Shop, even the non-layer cakes can have serious levels to them. You’d probably never know it just by looking or eating, but the bakery’s buttercream icing, for instance, which frosts nearly all of Marjolaine’s wedding and…

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Sweet Spot

A custom cake at Sweet Mary's

Missy Antonelli is an artist, but she doesn’t work in oils or watercolors or clay, and you won’t see her creations hanging in galleries or museums. Her tools are whisks and baking sheets and pastry knives. Her materials are batters

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How Sweet It Is

Brenda DePonte and Carol Vollono of Sugar Bakery

When you’re in the food business and Food Network calls, you answer. In June 2010, the mother/daughter team Carol Vollono and Brenda DePonte at Sugar Bakery in East Haven received a call out of the blue with an invitation to …

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Soup Upped

Jessica Hazen | The Soup Girl

After years spent roasting, chopping and simmering in rented kitchen spaces and ladling on-the-go from a silver truck, Jessica Hazen, a.k.a. The Soup Girl, knew that opening a storefront was the next step.…

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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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