Bread & Cie MenuCafe | Hillcrest Main Menu
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our house specialty - seasoned with onions, carrots, garlic, basil, and a touch of cream.
mixed greens, mint, croutons, balsamic vinaigrette.
romaine & mixed greens topped with fresh cucumber, ripe tomatoes & fresh basil. finished with roasted red pepper hummus, dressed with balsamic vinaigrette
romaine lettuce, grilled chicken breast, chopped bacon, avocado, gorgonzola cheese, vine ripe tomatoes, scallions, dressed with sweet/spicy vinaigrette.
mixed greens & arugula tossed in cranberry vinaigrette, topped with candied pecans, dried cranberries, crumbled goat cheese, drizzled and dressed with balsamic glaze.
chicken, papaya, avocado and bibb lettuce tossed with papaya dressing and toasted almonds.
shrimp, avocado, tomato, egg, kalamata olives on iceberg lettuce with thousand island dressing.
fresh daily; seasonal ingredients.
a specialty sandwich of your choice, our seasoned bread chips and a slice of zesty lemon cake served in a carry-out picnic box.
house-made peanut tapenade, coulis of masquamaquot bay seeded raspberries and finished with a medley of cream and mascarpone cheese served on a fillet of pain de mie or pain au trois raisin kids translation: housemade peanut butter, cream cheese and raspberry preserves on 3-raisin or french white bread - with a sugar pops chaser.
with tomato, lettuce, hot pepper jack cheese and russian dressing served on rosemary/olive oil bread.
with watercress and orange marinated red cabbage served on sourdough white bread.
with red onion and roasted peppers served on black olive bread.
albacore white tuna with walnuts, capers, fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil, (no mayo) served with arugula, tomato and egg slices on a french white baguette.
with olive tapenade, roasted peppers, red onions and baby lettuce served on focaccia bread.
with tomato and arugula served on levain (rustic, sourdough peasant bread).
with dijonaise dressing and baby lettuce served on seeded corn rye bread.
chicken breast, water chestnuts, raisins and cilantro in a seasoned curry mayonnaise served on fig and anise bread.
oven roasted portabello with zucchini and onions tossed with olive oil and parmesan cheese served on rosemary/olive oil bread with a roasted garlic mayonnaise.
on toasted lemon pugliese with fresh mozzarella, house dill spread, cucumber and pepper.
chicken, bacon, avocado, romaine, tomato and gorgonzola scallion spread on sourdough bread.
pastrami, swiss cheese and moroccan relish (roasted red and hot peppers, olives, red onion, raisins and mint) on seeded corn rye bread.
brie, honey, walnuts and crisp bacon on levain (rustic, sourdough peasant bread).
genoa salami, provolone cheese, roasted red peppers, red onion, tomato, fresh basil and olive tapenade, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar wrapped and marinated overnight on italian ciabatta bread.
a simple blend of fresh spinach, feta and mozzarella cheese, lemon juice and mint on a ciabatta bun.
turkey, sliced tomato and basil/garlic/pine nut pesto on sourdough white bread.
sliced apples, bacon, gruyere cheese and sauteed mushrooms grilled on sourdough bread.
with and without caraway. a darker and denser rye bread then our new york rye. naturally leavened with our sourdough starter, this style of dark rye bread is moister and tangier then the straight-yeasted n.y. rye. traditionally found in germany and eastern europe, our european rye is a perfect accompanying bread for a hearty soup or your next polka fest.
leavened with commercial yeast. this is a traditional bread from the provence region of france. the unique tree shape is hand cut and insures plenty of crispy crust in every bite. sold sprinkled with a mixture of fennel, poppy, and sesame seeds. 100% unbleached wheat flour.
naturally leavened bread. a classic combination of whole wheat and toasted walnuts is updated and complimented perfectly with the addition of chopped fresh scallions, that provides a surprising sweetness. 66% unbleached wheat flour, 34% organic whole-wheat flour.
naturally leavened bread. made with chopped roasted garlic, laura chenel chevre, and cracked black pepper. this bread has a strong and rich flavor. 100% unbleached wheat flour.
leavened with commercial yeast. a classic french dough with a thin, crisp crust. our lengthy fermentation allows us to use less yeast, which allows the clean, nutty flavor of the wheat to dominate.
our classic french dough in the shape of a batard. a football shaped loaf, the batard was one of the last classic shapes the french formed.
classic french bread formed as long as a traditional baguette, but much thinner (hence a string). again, with the new shape: more crust surface then a traditional baguette with less interior crumb. this (and our epis) were created for our rad customers who are into extreme crusting.
naturally leavened bread with sourdough starter. a true sourdough, our loaves go through a 4 day fermentation process from the building of the mother to the baking of the dough. our sourdough has a crisp and chewy crust with a moist open crumb, and a well-balanced flavor. we favor a slightly sweeter flavor than traditional san francisco sourdoughs (sometimes known to be flavored with vinegar). 100% unbleached wheat flour.
our sourdough shaped round. offered in various sizes for such uses as an individual soup bowl, 2 lb table round, etc.
sourdough dipped in our seed mix. offered in various shapes and sizes including classic baguette (pictured) and different weighted batard loaves.
naturally leavened. classic rustic french peasant bread. crisp, dark brown crust enhances flavor. wonderful as a table bread with most any meal. 83% unbleached wheat flour, 17% organic whole wheat flour.
a rich bread with a tender crumb, made with eggs and butter. commercially yeasted, our brioche has golden and flaky crust thats accentuated by an egg wash which we apply after proofing.
made with french and sourdough and formed into the shape of the flower of wheat. decorative and designed for those who like crispy little end pieces.
a rich, classic whole wheat bread with a touch of sweetness. we use organic flour for our whole wheat. leavened with commercial yeast.
combines commercial yeast with natural leavening. traditional italian bread with light crust and extremely open, airy crumb. 100% unbleached wheat flour. hand-stretched to achieve unique shape.
sandwich-sized ciabatta buns. and for those reading these bread descriptions with the intent of learning a foreign language: the word ciabatta means slipper in italian.
naturally leavened bread using a combination of 8 grains and seeds. a dense, dark, healthy, wholesome bread made with flours including organic whole wheat. sweetened slightly with a bit of honey.
naturally leavened bread (as opposed to commercially yeasted). moist, chewy bread full of pitted black kalamata olives. open crumb. 100% unbleached wheat flour. purple tint is as result of the olives staining the dough.
our caramelized onion bread is fermented without commercial yeast to a rich, sweet and complex flavor. large chunks of sweet yellow onions are caramelized and added to the dough. brown mustard and imported caraway seeds add pop to the consistency and bite to the taste. the crumb is creamy white and very moist.
naturally leavened bread. slightly sweet with chopped and pureed figs and whole anise seed. 95% unbleached wheat flour, 5% organic whole wheat flour, cornmeal, sugar. dark color is a result of the sugar caramelizing. its the oldest of our recipes, based on a bread baked by the roman army as they marched.
a classic italian bread in the low-salt tradition of the bread of puglia, italy. it is a unique creation by the bakers of bread & cie bakery, designed to go with the classic lite southern california food favorites like chicken, fish, etc. a fresh and clean taste.
naturally leavened bread. this bread has chunks of sharp cheddar cheese and slices of spicy jalapeno peppers. developed to reflect the cuisine of the southwest. 100% unbleached flour.
naturally leavened bread. a traditional french flavor combination: extra-virgin olive oil with chopped fresh rosemary. 100% unbleached wheat flour, extra-virgin olive oil, chopped fresh local rosemary.
combination of natural leavening with commercial yeast. a classic new york rye, with the addition of rye meal keeps the bread moist and gives this bread a bit coarser texture. 63% unbleached wheat flour, 37% rye flour. the corn refers to the corn flour with which our loaves are covered.
combination of natural leavening with commercial yeast. our raisin bread is a classic of the variety, with a soft crust and a moist, dense interior packed with currants, black raisins, and golden raisins. sweetened with sugar and molasses, it also contains eggs, whole milk, and butter to make it extra-rich. 100% unbleached wheat flour.
leavened with commercial yeast, this is a traditional braided egg bread (similar to a brioche) traditionally eaten by jews during friday night sabbath services. moist, rich and chewy, you dont have to be jewish to love this bread. sweetened with sugar, and made rich with eggs, whole milk, and butter. sold either plain or with poppy or sesame seeds. 100% unbleached wheat flour.
naturally leavened bread made with unbleached flour and organic whole wheat flour, studded with toasted walnuts and black and golden raisins.
french, olive, rosemary/olive oil, levain, sourdough, multi-grain and other flavors to orde.
softer crusted italian sandwich classic. made from airy french/italian bread dough.
a selection of shapes and sizes, including slider buns. our buns are made with or without black and white sesame seeds; white flour, etc.
sold by the half and full sheet pan sizes. although primarily a straight yeasted dough, we add some sourdough starter for texture, flavor and complexity. unbleached flour, filtered water, white starter, extra-virgin olive oil, sea salt, & yeast.
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