Category Archives: Today at the Bakery

So long summer…

Under a shady tree, with 80 bottles of bubbles, assorted boxes of chalk and home made snow cones, we celebrated the end of summer this past weekend. Thank you to friends, neighbors and those passing by who joined us for the morning. You made the event even more special. Though we say so long to [...]

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More Of Our Extended Family

You’ll drive right past this hip coffee shop unless you know what you’re looking for. Flat Track Coffee on East Cesar Chavez is tucked under a brilliantly bright mural on the corner of Cesar Chavez and Brushy St.   Don’t let this nondescript entrance fool you. This quaint space brews up some of the smoothest coffee. It’s [...]

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Don’t Sweat It

I owe everything I know about cooking and food to two people: my mother and my grandmother. They always told me that cooking is not a hobby it is a life skill. Some of my greatest food memories are dishes they created. Savory, satisfying and delicious. Like most Korean households, our family dinner table was [...]

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La Patisserie Extended Family: Houndstooth

We often get asked by customers where else they can buy our pastries. Luckily, we have several local businesses that we’ve connected with and who’ve been loyal supporters of our pastries. This week, I’m featuring another member of our extended family. Houndstooth Coffee. It is certainly no secret that they brew some of the best coffee [...]

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Blueberry Mint Fizz

If I could only eat three things for the rest of my life, blueberries would be one of them (followed by champagne and sushi) . I love all things blueberry. Fresh from the container, in my yogurt, muffins, scones, jams…I love it all. Our seasonal Blueberry Mint Macaron inspired me to create more recipes pairing the beloved [...]

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Road trip snacks

Summer is here, kids are out of school and for many families that means- Road trips. Some of my fondest childhood memories were times spent in the car traveling to the beach, visiting friends and driving to new cities. Each time my mother spent a few days to not only make sure our suitcases were [...]

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La Patisserie’s Extended Family

There’s more than one way to enjoy our fine baked goods around town. We have a wonderful list of what I call our extended family which include many popular Austin spots. Each carry many of our popular croissant pastries, muffins and cookies. Today, I’d like to feature one of our newest “family” members, TOMS Roasting [...]

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Our sweet neighbors, Dolve Neve

La Pâtisserie has been part of the South 1st neighborhood for a little more than three years and we couldn’t be happier with our set up. In addition to the central location and loyal customer base, we are in great company. We are fortunate to be surrounded by many of Austin’s best from Lenoir to [...]

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Citrus Celebration

  This past weekend our family celebrated my daughter’s 6th birthday with a lemonade themed party. We made batches and batches of lemonade together. Despite the sticky fingers, sticky counter, and lemon juice stained clothes we had a great time together in the kitchen. My favorite lemonade recipes is what I call honey jar lemonade. [...]

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Paris- how I miss you…

A friend of mine left for Paris today and asked me for recommendations. While I was more than happy to help and suggest places (my muses Laduree, Pierre Herme, La Maison du Chocolat), I didn’t want to give her a list that she felt obliged to stick to. My favorite part about Paris (like many [...]

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