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Tartine Bakery, Itaewon, Seoul

Tartine Bakery Sign

Ruby Edwards Tartine Bakery is a tiny little bakery tucked off the main street in Itaewon. Despite the french name, I would say that it’s an American-style artisan bakery. It’s no surprise that it’s located in the Itaewon neighborhood because that isright next to the army base and has a big population …

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Baking Bites in Seoul

Seoul signs

For the next week or so, there will be some slightly off-the-beaten-path (by which I mean the baking path) posts here at Baking Bites. Don’t worry, there will still be plenty of new recipes to look forward to, but I am currently in Seoul, South Korea and plan to get a few …

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Inside the Betty Crocker test kitchens

Inside the Betty Crocker test kitchens

When you picture the kitchens for big companies, companies that test out recipes for books and magazines, or companies that develop packaged baking products, you probably picture a huge professional kitchen: stainless steel everywhere, convection ovens, huge noisy hoods over the cooktops and people in white chefs’ coats. This might be the …

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Mill City Museum

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Gold Medal Flour sign

The tagline for the museum is “The Most Explosive Museum in the World” – and it’s a museum about flour milling. This might not make sense unless you know that flour is 70 times more explosive than gunpowder, making it extremely combustible and a pretty dangerous thing to have a factory full …

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