The Burnsville resident turned back-of-house restaurant experience and a love of bread-making into an artisan baking business.
Father’s Day food events, an artisan baking workshop, a South of the Border-themed picnic buffet and an educational wine tasting are all on the menu in this week’s Small Bites.
The gathering of professional and amateur bakers promises big names, such as cookbook author Peter Reinhart, as well as plenty of samples.
Artisan bread lovers take note: The long-fought effort to grow and mill hard wheat for discerning area bakers has resulted in the creation of a hybrid company that puts the love of organic flour on an equal footing with the need to earn a profit.
After a two-and-a-half-month hiatus, Farm & Sparrow artisan bread returns to shelves this Friday. WNC has been blessed with traditional bakers, each of whom has contributed much to putting such fine loaves on our table.