March 2, 2018

We are excited to bring this flour into our rotation starting with the Bread of the Month for March!  We used this unique flour from our friends at Lindley Mills in Graham, NC to make a Super Sprout Oatmeal Porter Boule.  By using this flour, we hope to capture as much...

December 14, 2017

Prefermented breads are becoming increasingly popular over the last few years, and we can expect that trend to continue to rise.

What is a Preferment?

A preferment is a preparation of a portion of bread dough that is made several hours or more before mixing the final dou...

July 20, 2017

We're sure you've probably seen her sweet smiles, upbeat persona, and hard-working attitude, but you may not know the ins and outs of this rockstar. Read on be

June 6, 2017

Have you ever bought a fresh loaf of bread only to find that a few days later the bread had started to grow stiff? So you decided to put it in the fridge, but

April 13, 2017

Pastry baking and cake decorating can be hard work, but our rock star Pastry Chef, Delia, makes it look easy as pie (pun intended). Say "hello," and let us introduce you to her...

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself.

I've lived in asheville for about 5 years now. My b...

March 7, 2017

The history of the hot cross bun is interesting to say the least. What exactly are hot cross buns you ask? We make our hot cross buns with yeasted dough spiced with cardamom, nutmeg, orange zest, vanilla, and currants. Then the tops are egg washed, sprinkled with raw s...

February 9, 2017

You may have (or haven't) heard the news recently, but we've expanded the dining area at our Charlotte Street location! Neighborhood kitchen bar Bone & Broth and City Bakery will share the space that connects the two neighboring establishments - the cafe during ou...

December 6, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that our Production Bakery is up and running full swing! The entire bread production has been moved from its existing location on Biltmore Ave to the new bakery. This will allow for City Bakery to grow its wholesale side and to take on addit...

October 18, 2016

New Fall Dessert Flavors are here and we are FALLING in love with these tasty, decadent sweets.

Here's what we going on this season:

Pies:

derby pie (walnuts, chocolate chips)

cherry pie

salted caramel apple pie

Cheesecake:

pumpkin chocolate chip cheesecake

apple butter bacon...

February 4, 2016

 

 

 

The history of the King Cake is a long and complicated one, but a delicious one at that! Read below to learn how the Mardis Gras tradition of King Cakes got started!

 

Origins

The “King Cake” derives its name from the biblical kings. In Christian tradition, the Epiphan...

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