My, What a Sneaky Little Flour

It’s nothing like spinach in the mashed potatoes. Adding a boost of fiber to home-baked goods, even sugary holiday treats, is easy with a new all-purpose flour. Flourish — made from a strain of white wheat, with a naturally high fiber content, grown by farmers in various locations and processed by Bay State Milling —…

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Panettone, Fresh From Italy

Back in 1882, when Olivieri, a bakery in Arzignano, Italy, near Vicenza in the Veneto region, started producing panettone you can be sure that it did not make an apricot and salted caramel flavor. But Nicola Olivieri, a sixth-generation baker in the baking family, is doing just that, along with other flavors, for his luxurious…

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This Austrian Cake Sparkles at the Party

Move over macaron. These celebratory little Viennese cakes beg for bubbly alongside. They’re new from Heidi Riegler’s Vienna Cookie Company in Baldwin, N.Y. Called punschkrapferl or punch cakes, they’re the Austrian take on petits fours, with liquor-soaked cake sandwiching fillings of jam and chocolate, glazed on the outside and blinged with a bit of gold…

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