Sunday, January 27, 2008

Il Fornaretto Bakery

The smell of freshly baked brick oven bread permeates the air at this Bensonhurst institution. Il Fornatto bakes bread the old fashioned way with natural ingredients in a brick oven. Different types of bread, baguettes, white, semolina and wheat as well as cookies and biscotti are available at this busy bakery. The semolina round loaf has a billowy inside and a well baked exterior. The day after Hurricane Irene, the smell of freshly baked bread wafting through the air was familiar and welcome. Old school loaves of Italian love. Perfetto!

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