Tag archives: bread

Oat Bakery Opens 3rd Location at Montecito Country Mart
By Joanne A Calitri   |   April 30, 2024

Husband and wife duo Lou Fontana and Louise Ulrich-Fontana have officially opened their third Oat Bakery location in the Montecito Country Mart. The opening party was on Wednesday, April 18, featuring free loaves of bread and cookies, and a T.W. Hollister vermouth spritzer bar.  On hand besides the plethora of news reporters were the Oat […]

In the Kitchen with Nancy Silverton
By Claudia Schou   |   January 21, 2021

When Skepticism and Humor Become the Perfect Recipe for Artisanal Bread Whenever I hear the name Le Cordon Bleu it reminds me of the time I took a “Savory Nibbles” cooking class at Le Cordon Bleu Paris with my mother-in-law, Marie. After completing the very first step of our course – to crack an egg […]

Beer and Bread to the Rescue
By Nick Schou   |   April 16, 2020

For a man who brews beer, Montecito resident Kristopher Parker, the grandson of Fess Parker, the famed winemaker and 1950s television actor of Davy Crockett fame, has a somewhat surprising family background. “I grew up in the wine business,” Parker confirms. “My dad is a winemaker, but winemakers drink beer, and he also did home […]