El Bolillo's late shift bakers found Houston's streets impassable during the hurricane, but since the power was still on, they got to work turning two tons of flour into pan dulce for the two days they were stuck inside.
Brian Alvarado, the manager of the shop on South Wayside Drive, told The Independent: "When they realised they were stuck, they decided to keep themselves busy and help the community and made as many loaves of bread as they could.
"By the time the owner managed to get to them, they had made so much bread that we took the loaves to loads of emergency centres across the city for people affected by the floods.
"We didn't count exactly how many loaves they made, but they used 4,400 pounds [1,996kg] of flour."
“Look into my pies” Baker Lorraine Elliott has just the thing to bake this Halloween: creepy, vanilla-scented rhubarb “eye pies.” A conversation with her friend Nina inspired them: “I’m so hungry I’m going to eat someone’s face off!” she said with madness in her eyes, while kneeling dangerously close to my face. “How long have […]
Last night I made honey whole wheat sourdough pizza crust. It was quite good. As a kid, there was a pizza place in my hometown that made a deep-dish pizza with a whole wheat crust. It was great, I tried and I couldn’t replicate it. Then I substituted honey instead of sugar. This simple crust […]
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Everybody wears socks, even presidents, but not everybody wears sophisticated, ultra-comfortable socks made with bamboo yarn that offers softness, ventilation, and durability. So with all these DeadSoxy socks on sale for Presidents’ Day, why not use this opportunity to make those hard-working feet of yours happier than they’ve ever been? With styles for work and […]