Whether sweet or savory, Delightful Pastries has delicious treats in store for Spring and the Easter holiday season.
While you may think of Delightful Pastries for its sweet offerings, don't forget that they offer a complete selection of savories and homemade breads. Create a memorable Easter brunch by starting off with Delightful Pastries' delicious Lamb & Spinach Pie with organic lamb, spinach and a cheese béchamel sauce, serving 12-14 people. Their Veggie Quiche with French pastry filled with leeks, spinach, m ushroom, onion and Swiss cheese is another great choice for your brunch menu.
Chef Dobra Bielinski suggests adding a White Borsht Soup and a Fresh Sausage and Polish salad with organic arugula, roasted butternut squash, roasted local beets from Genesis Growers, oranges, spiced walnuts with house made mustard vinaigrette to your menu. Accompany the meal with a variety of breads such as Seeded Sourdough-a healthy delicious eggless bread with no dairy, sugar or yeast. It's a great vegan selection. In fact, Delightful Pastries offers a number of vegan offerings including their special Pecan Cranberry Sourdough, a whole wheat bread studded with dried cranberries and pecans and Holiday Bread with pecans, dried cherries, raisin, dried cranberries, candied orange peel and currants.
On the sweet side, Delightful Pastries specials include Pound Cake finished with buttercream or powdered sugar, and an array of beautifully decorated and tasty sugar cookies in adorable shapes including bunny rabbits, carrots, flowers, and butterflies topped with icing and spring decorations. Delightful Pastries' Mocha Chocolate Bundt Cake, Rum & Raisin Babka and Chocolate Babka also make a perfect hostess gift or serving centerpiece for your own holiday table.
Easter specials are available at all three Delightful Pastries locations: Old Town at 1710 N. Wells St., (312) 255-0724; Jefferson Park at 5927 W. Lawrence, (773) 545-7215, and Chicago French Market at 131 N. Clinton, (312) 234-9644. Visit http://www.delightfulpastries.com for more information.