The Flour Shoppe Cafe in Rockville Centre debuts artisan bread

Jacqueline Russo, head bread baker at The Flour Shoppe Café in Rockville Centre, with a loaf of her sourdough miche. (Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus)

There’s a new bread sheriff in town and her name is Jacqueline Russo. At The Flour Shoppe Café in Rockville Centre, she’s making classic, rustic loaves using a prefermented starter (“levain” in French) that bestows a complex flavor, springy crumb and crunchy crust.

This style of bread is rare on Long Island, with Carissa’s Breads (Southampton) and Blue Duck Bakery (Southold) the only large-scale...

Fuente: NEWSDAY