Raising Dough: A Guide to Seattle's Sweet Spots

Raising Dough: A Guide to Seattle’s Sweet Spots

Bakeries are finding a sweet spot during the pandemic by offering walk-up windows and contactless pick-up options. Here are some of the best in Seattle.

I grew up eating butter with my bare hands. Granted, I was two years old at the time, sitting on my great grandmother’s kitchen table in Germany. When I scooped out a handful of butter from the dish and took a bite, my mom tried to tear me away, but my great grandma stopped her…

These Technicolor Hawaiian Cakes are Why We Shouldn't be Food Judgy

These Technicolor Hawaiian Cakes are Why We Shouldn’t be Food Judgy

Starting Sunday, you can have your fabulous haupia cake and eat it, too.

Isn’t it cheery? The signature rainbow cake from Cakes of Paradise.

Bakery Spotlight: Rosellini's

Bakery Spotlight: Rosellini’s

Ballard darling Honoré gets a new owner, a new name and some savory additions

The case at Rosellini’s in Ballard presents both familiar treats from Honoré days and new confections, like layer cakes

Recipe of the Week: Chocolate-Squash Tart

Recipe of the Week: Chocolate-Squash Tart

A crumbled up cookie crust and a simple squash custard elegantly upgrade plain ol' pumpkin pie

Upgrade from pumpkin pie to this chocolate-squash tart

Choukette's Pastries are Light as Éclair

Choukette’s Pastries are Light as Éclair

Seasonal Choukette eclair flavors, from top: pecan pie with pecan brittle; coffee; dipped maracaibo chocolate and pecan; apple mousse and caramel

La Rêve: Bakery Review

La Rêve: Bakery Review

Sweet and savory pastries and tasty lunches at a quaint Queen Anne spot.

In a city with its fair share of sensational bakeries, 6-month old Le Rêve on Queen Anne Hill fits right in. Let’s start with the kouign amann, or Breton butter cake ($3.75)—a wonder of butter, pastry and sugar that bakes into a caramelized, utterly divine experience (watch your back, Honoré!). Owners Sharon Fillingim, who grew…

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