E5 Bakehouse

Our interview with the man behind Hackney's delicious sourdough invasion

Chances are if you’ve eaten at one of East London’s more discerning restaurants of late, you’ve come across delicious sourdough bread baked at e5 Bakehouse. Tucked under one of the brick railway arches lining London Fields, the bakery is the work of Ben Mackinnon, who built the enterprise from scratch just over two years ago. Now, he and a team of artisans bake more than …

Butter + Love

Two simple ingredients drive a fledgling Brooklyn-based baker

When it comes to a satisfying treat, simple is almost always best. Alison Walla’s small Brooklyn-based baking outfit Butter + Love exemplifies that ideal with her line of shortbread and gingerbread fruit- and herb-infused cookies made from spruced-up family recipes. Taking its name from a Norwegian proverb, Butter + Love was born from Walla’s morning coffee runs to the Green Grape in Fort Greene. The …

Four Gluten-Free Indulgences

From crave-worthy cookies to carrot-based brownies, four new ways to skip the gluten without sacrificing taste

Finding gluten-free products is easier than ever, but finding tasty treats with good texture remains a constant challenge. Here are five new treats that we think hit the mark. Tate’s Bake Shop A forever favorite, Tate’s chocolate chip cookies are now available without the gluten. These thin crunchy cookies achieve a rare level of tastiness and texture not often found in gluten-free products, and taste …