Broken whole wheat berries give this full-bodied loaf a dense, coarse texture and a bold wheat flavor. It's the perfect complement to hearty soups and stews. Ingredients: Whole wheat flour, water, natural whole wheat starter, unbleached white flour, cracked wheat, malt, salt.
A sweet, dense bread packed with plump black raisins and toasted walnuts and pecans. While great for toast, this bread goes far beyond breakfast and can be used to create extraordinary sandwiches and cheese plates. Ingredients: Unbleached white flour, water, natural whole wheat starter, whole wheat flour, rye flour, walnuts, pecans, black raisins, honey, milk, sugar, salt.
Whole Wheat Loaf
Our healthful whole wheat bread is textured with nine grains and makes great sandwiches or toast. Ingredients: Whole wheat flour, unbleached white flour, water, natural whole wheat starter, grains (oats, bran, millet, flax, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, corn grits, buckwheat groats), cracked wheat, whole wheat flour, molasses, honey, salt, yeast.
Inspired by the world famous bread of the Poilâne bakery in Paris, this organic crusty loaf has a full sourdough flavor and a chewy, hearty texture. Weighing in at a delicious four pounds, this bread is France by way of Philadelphia. Ingredients: Organic white, wheat and rye flour, whole wheat starter, water, malt, salt.
An Americanized black bread with a grainy texture and the flavor of sweet onions. Ingredients: Unbleached white flour, dark rye flour, natural rye starter, water, yeast, caramel color, rye chops, kosher salt, onions, sunflower seeds, white starter, brewed coffee, cocoa powder, honey molasses.
Eleven grains come together to create this hearty and moist sourdough boule. Our multigrain is the breakfast bread for a healthy start to your day and is perfect served with soup and sandwiches. Ingredients: Whole wheat flour, water, natural rye starter, grains (corn, grits, flax, millet, bran, rolled oats, triticale, sunflower seeds, buckwheat groats, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds), unbleached white flour, yeast, malt, salt.
Made from one of the oldest known grains, this organic bread is dense, moist and chewy and is an alternative for those who are wheat sensitive. Ingredients: Organic spelt flour, cracked spelt, whole spelt berries, water, spelt starter, prune puree, honey, sunflower seeds, oat flakes, sea salt.
French Berry Rolls
Newspapers and magazines have praised this Metropolitan classic. Our French berry roll is a chewy, light sourdough, enriched with wheat germ and packed with sundried berries. With no fat and no added sugar, it's a great alternative to morning pastries. Enjoy it toasted, with butter or cream cheese, or simply as is. Just try one, and you'll understand why it is such a sought after item. Ingredients: Unbleached white flour, water, natural white starter, sundried berries (strawberries, blueberries, sour cherries, cranberries), salt, malt, wheat germ.
With a line of Philadelphians waiting to try their just-baked breads, Wendy Smith Born and James Barrett opened Metropolitan Bakery. Twenty years later, Metropolitan Bakery has become a Philadelphia institution, with five retail outlets, a café, and a busy online business. Its breads are served in many of the city's finest restaurants—including Iron Chef America Jose Garces' Tinto, Eric Ripert's 10 Arts, and Lacroix at the Rittenhouse. Its confections are sold in specialty stores throughout the region, and shipped to Metrophiles across the U.S.