When the craving for a simple, non-fussy Chocolate-Caramel Tart demands to be satisfied, I head straight for Trois Pommes Patisserie.
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At Trois Pommes, the mini Blueberry Pie ($7.50) is perfectly portioned for two to share. A sugar-sprinkled lattice top hides a bounty of ripe blueberries neatly tucked deep inside the crust.
The indecisive sweet tooth will have a hard time at Trois Pommes Patisserie, the small Park Slope bakery whose displays gleam with croissants and cookies, cakes and pies, and so much more. And though I'd rarely opt for a...
This city is flooded with blueberry muffins. Plain ones, sugar-dusted numbers, big ones, itty bitty ones, and others still, paired with everything from bran to corn. We loved some, hated others, and passed on a few. Our conclusion? There's one we can honestly call "the best" and many others which are simply great and worth a detour. In the end, blueberry muffins, like most sweets, are totally subjective. Taste is personalized, so we've made sure to included seriously delicious muffins on all ends of the spectrum.
As I was passing a neighbor yesterday morning on my way to work, she shouted out, "Happy Purim, Ed." And so I say to all of you, Happy Purim. I have no idea what Purim is all about, except that I think that someone named Esther triumphed over a dude named Haman. All I really know about Purim is that you get to eat hamantaschen, sweet triangular cookielike pastries filled in their exposed center with poppyseeds or prune or raspberry jam.
Well, I finally got Serious Eater Adam Kuban to stop at Trois Pommes (it's a block from his house, so I don't think it was an unreasonable request), and I have to say that Emily Isaac's bakery is already...