Since opening 25 years ago, Gayle’s Bakery and Rosticceria in
Capitola, California, has grown from a humble 800-square-foot shop
to one of the largest, most successful fine-quality bakeries in the
country. Now in paperback, THE VILLAGE BAKER’S WIFE collects the
all-butter, real-sugar, whole-cream, fine-chocolate desserts and
pastries that made Gayle’s what it is. With more than 150 recipes,
130 instructional illustrations, and 25 essays on... more...