9 Questions with Baked Bakery

by Grace Bonney

I’m not sure if it’s the sheer joy they get to be around all day (Sugar! Icing! Sprinkles!), but bakers are some of happiest and kindest people I know. And two of my all-time favorite bakers, and people, are Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito of Baked. This talented twosome just released a fantastic new baking book, Baked Occasions, and are about to open up a new bakery in Manhattan any day now, too. Their current schedules make even the busiest person seem like they’re in slow-motion, so I’m especially grateful that they were willing to sit down with us last week (in the corner banquette of their beautiful new location!) to answer a few fun questions. Tomorrow we’ll be sharing a recipe from Baked Occasions, so stay tuned for meringues you will not want to miss. Click here to check out more of Baked’s delicious work online.

Video by Maxwell Tielman. Thanks to Julia Turshen & Radio Cherry Bombe for inspiring the rapid-fire questions for this video!


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