Category: Pastry

What Happens When We Sell Out

Our goal is to create a comfortable cafe experience that allows you to relax and enjoy French pastry at its finest. We take meticulous care with our bakes, and we want you to be able to find just what you’re looking for to satiate that pastry craving. However, since we bake our pastries fresh each… Read more »

Picking a Favorite French Pastry

When people come into our boulangerie for the first time, they usually get wide-eyed and excited, which is exactly how we feel about French pastry! Some people talk about their time living abroad or the very best croissant they tried during a work trip. Then it comes to time to actually choose a pastry for… Read more »

How Do You Say “Kouign Amann?”

Fueled by a rich history, the intermingling of cultures, and an unmistakable perfectionism, French pastry has produced a host of wonderful, delicious creations. Each region of the country has its own sense of identity, and its own set of culinary cornerstones. In Brittany, one pastry in particular has risen to prominence, and it’s one that… Read more »

Why We Love Making It Ourselves

We’ve always had a thing for DIY. Our bakery began as a passion project fueled by a love for French bread and pastry. We wanted to share what we loved with our friends and neighbors, and thankfully, we’ve been able to do so with much of the DFW! For us, baking is just as much… Read more »

August Is Blackberry Month at Village Baking Company

When the calendar changes, we do too (a little bit anyway). Peach month was great, but now we’re welcoming in a berry good friend of ours — blackberry! Blackberries’ sweet and tart flavor profile make them a great addition to items with a creamy texture. Pastry cream, whipped cream, frangipane — they all make welcome… 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 »

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 »