ACE Bakery has become a Toronto institution, supplying gourmet bread to more than 700 of the finest restaurants, hotels, caterers, and specialty food shops. At ACE Bakery Cafés throughout the city, customers enjoy hand-made sandwiches, soups and all things that go great with bread -- even dessert! This cookbook showcases the recipes used and inspired by ACE Bakery, developed by co-owner Linda Haynes. Chapters include Breads and Basics; More than Toast and O.J.; Nibbles; Spreads and Other Openers; Soup, Soupe, Zuppa; Salads -- Centrepieces and Sides; Sandwiches and Picnics; Not Just Meat and Potatoes; and Sweet Things. Whether you love the scent of fresh bread baking in your oven or want inspiration for food that goes great with bread, this is the ideal book.
In 1985 Linda and her husband Martin began experimenting on all kinds of loaves. In 1993, ACE Bakery sold its first loaf of bread and has since grown into one of Toronto's favourite places for bread and other fresh food.
- Awarded the World Gourmand Best Bread Book (English Language) in 2004.