Standard Baking Co. Pastries
Standard Baking Co. is one of Maine’s best-known bakeries; and certainly a favorite in Portland. Located across the street from Portland harbor, and directly underneath the renowned Fore Street Restaurant, Standard has also been nominated for a James Beard award semi-finalist in the baking category.
From almond croissants to butter cookies, to chocolate corks, the bakery is a daily hub for hundreds of people. Pastries offers more than 60 of the bakery’s coveted recipes, tailor written for the home baker.
Categories include Breakfast Pastries, Cakes, Cookies, Tarts and Sweet & Savory Snacks. There is also a chapter on Basic Recipes such as Tart Dough, Caramel Sauce, and Frangipane, making this book a treasured resource for any baker.
By Alison Pray and Tara Smith
Published by Downeast Books