bread flavor pairings 101

Sam (one of our fantastic bread bakers) recently came up a comprehensive list of potential pairings for our breads based on their individual flavor profiles.

check out the full list below & try some for yourself – we’re particularly interested in the quinoa turmeric sourdough + peanut butter, cilantro, & hot sauce!

country sourdough

  • pork
  • roast beef
  • eggs
  • sardines
  • cheeses: parmesan, romano, gruyere, cheddar
  • roasted red peppers
  • sun-dried tomatoes
  • caramelized onions
  • avocado
  • pinot noir
  • IPAs and pilsners

whole wheat sourdough

  • eggs
  • avocado
  • cheeses: sharp cheddar, cream cheese, feta
  • nutella
  • bacon
  • hummus
  • rosé
  • wheat ale, brown ale, hard cider

polenta rosemary sourdough

  • wine braised short ribs
  • bordeaux blends, cabernet sauvignon
  • sautéed mushrooms
  • parmesan
  • balsamic vinegar
  • pale ales, american lagers, hefeweizen

seeded wheat

  • arugula
  • grilled chicken
  • cheeses: swiss, gruyere, sharp cheddar, chive cream cheese
  • butter
  • amber ale, hard cider
  • citrus or berry based jams

quinoa turmeric

  • hummus
  • labneh
  • cheeses: cream cheese, cottage cheese, mild Brie
  • merlot or chardonnay
  • grilled chicken
  • peanut butter, cilantro, & hot sauce
  • balsamic vinegar
  • lentils
  • IPAs, pilsners, sours

sesame semolina 

  • tomatoes
  • garlic
  • roasted red peppers
  • cream cheese and honey
  • teriyaki chicken
  • grilled leeks
  • sake, riesling, syrah
  • tahini, thai basil, and sriracha

raisin walnut 

  • cheeses: sharp cheddar, brie, gruyere, cream cheese
  • riesling, ruby port
  • hard cider, brown ales, porters, wheat beers
  • nutella
  • cinnamon

chocolate cherry 

  • nutella
  • tawny port, riesling, viognier, madeira
  • porters and stouts
  • espresso
  • maple bacon

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