Articles Tagged “jam”

Summer Food Fights

Sticky Toffee Pudding Style-Off, Day Four

By • August 7, 2012 • 0 Comments


For the next two weeks, we're hosting our own Summer Food Fights on FOOD52 -- come play along! Big prizes await.

This is Day Four of the Style-Off, a grueling battle to beautify the likes of a helplessly brown, British dessert. After Heidi Swanson of 101 Cookbooks, Sunday Suppers’ Karen Mordechai, and Todd Coleman of Saveur each stepped up, we finally throw our submission into the ring.  


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Supply Chain

A Day at Metropolitan Bakery

By • May 25, 2012 • 2 Comments


We're celebrating the artisans, writers, makers, and more who make up the diverse and inspiring world of food.

Today: Wendy Smith Born shares a day at Metropolitan Bakery with Supply Chain, from baking bread in the wee hours of the morning to shopping for cheese at the local farmer's market.

Wendy Smith Born is the co-owner of Metropolitan Bakery, a Philadelphia institution since it was founded in 1993. Together, she and pastry chef James Barrett have created a home for their quality, artisanal bread and other baked goods, as well as local jams, cheeses, and spreads. In addition to their bakery, Wendy and James co-authored the Metropolitan Bakery Cookbook, brimming with recipes for their signature cookies, cakes, pies, and more. 

Here she shows us what a typical Saturday looks like around the bakery, along with pastry chef James Barrett -- their days start early.


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