Pierre Ragot

Pierre Ragot

Two summers ago I met Pierre Ragot at his boulangerie in Marseille. I’d heard of him  through our common friend Thierry Delabre. While I tried to speak some French, he joked about my lack of linguistic skill, simultaneously sharing his plans to open more places...
Sophie Williams

Sophie Williams

  Sophie Williams is a baker who peddles her bicycle and breads to markets, rain and snow! I found her on Instagram, intrigued by her passion for grains. Sophie is busy but she’s taken some time to answer some questions on Stir the Pots and tell the story...
Dan Lepard

Dan Lepard

Early in our history, Stir the Pots interviewed Dan Lepard, someone who helped shape my entire baking approach. Then somehow we lost the interview on the site. So I reached out to Dan to fill out a written interview questionnaire, he kindly obliged.  How did you...

Latest Levain

Here's a levain raised in an uneven often mercurial environment, my work kitchen. The results were sliced and toasted for the first spring wine dinner…Break bread and prosper.

EX-T85 Flour Shots

Sunrise Flour Mills gifted me a 5-pound bag newly-milled EX-T85 flour. Remarkable flour. Here's some visual evidence.