Next Tuesday 9/22, we are continuing our community giveaways with bagels from Macrina Bakery! With all orders of a whole pie, we’ll include a 4-pack of plain Organic MadRy Sourdough Bagels from Macrina. Enjoy them the next morning for breakfast, or make bagel sandwiches for lunch!
People obsess over bagels. Try suggesting that you’ve found the best bagel in a crowded room, and you’re sure to spark a fierce debate. New York has the best bagels, someone will say. Another will say Philly. Another Montreal. The one thing almost everyone can agree on though, is that not much compares to a great bagel.
For years, customers at Macrina had been requesting bagels. As much as they wanted to satisfy this demand, Macrina didn’t have a bagel recipe they loved. These new bagels are the result of an obsession. Over the last two years, Macrina Bakery’s president, Scott France, has been tinkering with the recipe, refining it, and testing bagel samples. The MadRy Organic Sourdough Bagels are hand-rolled, given a slow, cool 24-hour ferment, and have just a hint of rye, which adds to their depth of flavor. The caramelized crust has a glossy sheen and the airy interior has a tight, springy crumb that balances the mild tang of sourdough with just enough malty sweetness.
In the many months Scott has been developing these bagels, his kids, Madeline and Ryan, who love bagels, became his steady audience, helping him refine the texture and strike the right balance in the bagel’s complex flavors. Hence the name, MadRy.
Once you’ve devoured these bagels, we expect you’ll soon be swinging by your local Macrina Bakery to grab some more - and try out their other flavors: Poppy, Sesame and Salt.