Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Inside Park Slope's Best New Bakery

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Almond Croissant

We’re forever chasing our food memory of the ultimate almond croissant found at Mrs. London’s in Saratoga Springs, but we’ve yet to encounter any that even begin to come close — they’re usually dry, uninspiring and under-filled, just bland vehicles for conveying excess amounts of powdered sugar. Du Jour’s own buttery crescent is outsized, fresh, and shellacked with a thick outer coating of caramelized sugar and slivered nuts (which we loved), but still misses the mark with a tame layer of course, surprisingly wet filling, which lacked the almost liquory almond intensity we crave.

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