Month: July 2018

Village Baking Company Says Thank You

Celebrating at the Best of Big D awards last week has us feeling especially reflective. The positive words of support we’ve heard from so many of you on social media and in our boulangeries fill us with joy. Village Baking Company started as a passion project, an itch we had to scratch. We love French… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Laminated Dough

Dough lamination is essential to French pastry. Without it, no croissants, no palmiers, no nothing. If you’re not immersed in baking culture, and you haven’t watched the Great British Baking Show (highly recommended), you may not be familiar with dough lamination. When we tell customers that a dough is “laminated,” sometimes they get a funny… Read more »

Where to Find Cold Drinks for Summer in Dallas

Y’all, it’s only July. In other parts of the country, that means summer is on the backend. Here, it means we’re just getting started. Since summer runs through September (and sometimes October) in Dallas, you need a wide range of strategies for keeping cool. Patios with misting fans are nice, and you probably already know… Read more »

How to Celebrate Bastille Day in Dallas

July 14th marks 229 years since the storming of the Bastille. The day has become a celebration of French unity acknowledged around the country, including here in Dallas. We take pride in our French roots, and we always strive to deliver bread and pastry crafted with careful technique. Of course we’re going to celebrate Bastille… Read more »

Dallas French Pastry Goes Peach

We’re loving these theme months we’ve been doing this year. Having a special ingredient to work into our French pastries leads to some exciting inspirations. Blueberry, strawberry, and mixed berry have all been fun, but it’s time for something new! In July, berries are making way for peaches! Peach is a tantalizing flavor, but it… Read more »