Bread 101: American vs. Artisan Breads

Mainstreet Bakery explains Artisan Breads. If there was an equivalent of a Sommelier in the Bakery industry, Tony Sisinni would undoubtedly earn the title. He knows more about the complexities and nuisances of bread varieties, loaf shapes and baking techniques than most people know exist. Below are some insights from Tony on the basics of […]

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‘Production Manager’ is just the beginning.

If your company is fortunate enough to have someone like Aguedo Blanco on staff, you understand how much impact one employee can have on an organization. Aguedo has been a part of our team since day one and now serves as our Production Manager—a huge advancement from having started with no baking experience and speaking […]

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The Not-So-Secret Ingredient In Our Famous Banana Cake

Remember when you were a kid, and it seemed like magic the way over-ripe bananas could transform into a loaf of impossibly fresh banana bread? What made it the best banana bread, aside from the special ingredient your mom made you swear to secrecy, was knowing it was homemade, with fresh ingredients and real bananas. […]

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Roasted Chicken with White Cheddar & Apple Mango Chutney Served on Asiago Batard

1 Whole Roasted Organic Free Range Chicken 2-4 oz jars Mango Chutney 3 Pink Lady Apples, diced tiny and mixed with Mango Chutney 12 oz White Cheddar Cheese 24 pieces Asiago Batard, toasted 24 Edible flowers (to garnish) To Assemble Arrange 24 Asiago Batard slices on a sheet pan. Top each slice with 1 oz […]

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Herb Goat Cheese with Grilled Asparagus, Prosciutto & Black Truffle Oil served on Artisan Rolls

6-4 oz packages Herb Goat Cheese 48 Grilled Asparagus Spears, cooled and cut into 3″ pieces 48 very thinly sliced Prosciutto 1 small bottle Black Truffle Oil 24 Assorted Artisan Rolls Zest of 3 lemons Micro herbs (to garnish) To Assemble Slice Artisan Rolls in half lengthwise and place on serving trays. Spread 1 oz […]

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Artichoke Puff on Garlic Demi Crostini

2 cans Whole Artichokes, packed in water; drained, dried and cut into quarters 1 3/4 cups Finely Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese 1 1/2 cups Mayonnaise 1/2 tsp Onion Salt 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper 1 Garlic Demi Crostini, cut into 24 slices (1/2-3/4”) Micro greens (to garnish) To Assemble In a medium bowl, mix together the […]

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Coconut Cake

…And one Coconut Cake

“Two dozen Asiago Batards, fourteen packages of White Ciabatta Hoagie rolls, ten 9″ Herb Focaccia rounds, twelve Rosemary Onion boules, ten packages of 8″ Demi Baguettes and one Coconut Cake,” I hear the the order being recalled back to the customer. I have to smile. The customer on the other end of the phone is […]

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