The Bakery

Ethnic Baking at Sur la Table

Join Hot Bread Kitchen founder Jessamyn Rodriguez for a baking class on 10/25 at Sur la Table to learn how one buttery, rich dough can make two delicious breads from different ethnic traditions.

Jessamyn will discuss her award-winning book, The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook, and demonstrate how to make …


Eater: A Restaurant Guide to East Harlem

The inimitable Robert Sietsema leads Eater readers on a food tour of El Barrio, with a shout out to Hot Bread Kitchen!…


Serious Eats Special Sauce

Serious Eats’ Ed Levine and Jessamyn go way back. They first met eight years ago, when Ed discovered Jessamyn and her mother selling handmade tortillas at a tiny farmers market in West Harlem. Since then, he’s become obsessed with our bialys (which he calls the very best in New York), …


How to Pronounce M’smen

When our friends at GrowNYC approached us to tell a Greenmarket story as part of their 40th anniversary celebration, we knew we had to talk about m’smen.

Our relationship with GrowNYC has supported Hot Bread Kitchen’s growth. When founder Jessamyn Rodriguez launched Hot Bread Kitchen out of her home, …


Saveur: Jessamyn Rodriguez Gives Women Voices through Bread

Saveur profiled Jessamyn for their Ladies First column about women doing awesome things in the food world, and she announced that we will be looking to bring Hot Bread Kitchen’s model to another city starting in 2017.…


7 Global Breads You Don’t Knead to Leave New York to Try

Dig Inn‘s new blog, Dirt, visited Hot Bread Kitchen and featured seven of our ethnic breads. They also shared the recipe for nan-e qandi!