Posts Tagged ‘breadmaking’

City Paper Baguette Champ Samuel Fromartz Secures Book Deal to Write About Bread

He was the surprise winner of last year's Washington City Paper baguette competition, in which his home-baked loaves beat out the best commercial breadmakers, large and small. His artisanal boules and baguettes even earned a place at the table when Alice Waters needed an emergency breadmaker for her charity dinner in D.C. And now Samuel […]

Baguette Champ Fromartz Details His Experiences at a Parisian Boulangerie

Samuel Fromartz, the author/journalist who shocked a small conference room of bakers and cooks by winning the City Paper's debut baguette contest, recounts his formative experiences at a Parisian boulangerie in the premiere issue of Afar magazine. Don't expect any tales of abuse at the hands of an angry French baker. Instead, Fromartz balances his […]

William Wegman’s Pooches Make Homemade Bread

Y&H wonders if Sam Fromartz ever had to smack himself in the face to stop from licking the dough?

Sam Fromartz Teaches Y&H a Thing or Two About Baguettes

Baguettes Fromartz Apologies for the late start today. I spent the morning and early part of the afternoon making baguettes with my bud, the writer Sam Fromartz, who recently spent a week in Paris studying at a boulangerie. Today's session was just a warm-up for an upcoming Young & Hungry column in which we'll take […]