Tag: bread


What’s in Season: January 20, 2014

There are a lot of reasons to love good bread, including the fact that it’s available year-round. Orwasher’s has been baking bread over on the Upper East Side and offers several locally inspired loaves.

EDIBLE GLIMPSES: Bread of the Dead

Central to the celebration of El día de los muertos is pan de muerto, or bread of the dead—a sweet, butter-rich bread perfumed with cinnamon or aniseed, orange blossom or vanilla, covered in sesame seeds or colored sugar.

Bread of the Dead

Many Mexican Americans return home for the holiday, but in Sunset Park observants can make their ofrenda at home or contribute to altars built at community centers and churches.