Our baguette uses a preferment, which helps to create a crisper, crunchy crust with a moist interior and an irregular crumb. The small amount of yeast and the longer fermentation impart a decisively nutty flavor.
Black Olive and Thyme Matzo
The flavor of the tart, pungent kalamata olives in this matzo is perfectly complemented by the fragrant fresh thyme.
You don't have to be a master baker like Metropolitan's James Barrett to make delicious French-inspired delights at home. Here are several favorites—some savory, some sweet—adapted by James for the home chef.