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Bobs Well Bread at the Ballard Store

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional location for Bobs Well Bread in Ballard, CA!!
Opens Thursday, October 1, 2020
The “Ballard Store” and “Ballard Store Restaurant” were at this location
many years ago-

If you’re heading up to sip wine on the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Trail be sure to follow the delicious aroma wafting from Bobs Well Bread at his new location-
If you haven’t tried his breads, pastries, meals… you haven’t lived! 
Ballard was founded in 1880. 
Ballard is the smallest and oldest community in the Santa Ynez Valley

PS You’ll also find Ojai Jelly here!

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Polders Old World Market- Jonesville, Virginia

Polders Old World Market and Kitchen!
Nestled in the mountains of Virginia, you’ll find this amazing family’s hand carved, handsome cooking utensils, aka “dreamware” and so much more!
They have great giveaways and contests!!
I hope you’ll check out their website and online shop, where you’ll also find:

Ojai Habanero Apricot Jam
– heat level 2
Ojai Jalapeño Jelly– heat level 3
Ojai Habanero Jelly– heat level 4

Photos: Polders Old World Kitchen ♥

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Field + Fort


2580 Lillie Avenue Summerland, CA. (805) 770-7897                                          Great restaurant & shop!
“To-Go” orders & safe pick up during Covid.
You’ll find Ojai Habanero Apricot Jam on the menu, as well as for sale in the shop!      photo credit: Field + Fort

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ojai Jalapeno Jelly, Apricot Habanero Jam, and Habanero Jelly stacked on a table outdoors

photo credit: Amber Dolyak (805) 245-1274

 

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Viva Oliva has a new location!

Check out Viva Oliva at their new location:
927 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA.

Numerous varieties of olive oil and balsamic vinegar, artisan salts, and gourmet foods- being in our space is like perusing a European market.

Sample their delicious olive oils, vinegars and more!
Easy “Grab and Go” gifts for a dinner party, picnic, or just because-

Super sweet owner and staff too!

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Lady and Larder

Lady and Larder
3759 Sawtelle Blvd.
Los Angeles, California

We create radically seasonal and impeccably sourced cheese, cured meats, crudité and fruit boards. We are 100% woman-owned and family operated. We source all our products from American makers we love and respect.”

This family run business is nothing short of AMAZING!
When Covid 19 hit Los Angeles so hard they did everything they could every single day to help local farmers that were not able to sell their products at the farmers markets, which in turn helped so many people in the area and beyond get fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables each and every week.
This identical twin duo and their wonderful team warms my heart and I am so proud to know them and do business with them. Their creations are ART, edible ART-

Lady and Larder

Lady and Larder Ojai Habanero Apricot Jam

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Houston, we’ve solved the problem!

At long last Ojai Jelly has arrived at We Olive Houston!!
Ojai Jalapeño Jelly+Ojai Habanero Jelly+Ojai Habanero Apricot Jam
“Where Heat Meets Sweet”
I LOVE the We Olive family & I’m super excited to sell Ojai Jelly in Houston-
Lets do this!!
Did I mention they have a WINE BAR?!?
Oh YES they DO!

 

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Original Farmers Market Los Angeles

Sad News-
Due to Covid 19 Itty’s has closed-
You can still find their great cheeses at many Farmers Markets in California and I will update this page when I get the correct link.

Itty’s Cheese
6333 W. 3rd Street #328
Los Angeles, CA. 90036

Great cheeses, gift items & of course Ojai Jelly!

Go check it out!

 

 

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South of the border…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I tried to call ahead but didn’t get through. Turns out you need to add a “1”
to the number listed on YELP- here’s the correct way to dial from the USA:
011-51-1-612 157-1625
Ok, so my hope was to bake for free & learn lots from the legendary Marcus Spahr,
so I just showed up, apron in tow.
Instead we had lunch, talked & then did business at his digs in the charming,
quaint little town of El Triunfo, Baja CA Sur.
Marcus is a self taught baker & has baked every day for 21 years.
He even built his mesquite wood-fire ovens for his Caffe.
Before Caffe El Triunfo there was Caffe Todos Santos, over on the west coast of Baja.

From start to finish Marcus’ bread fermentation process takes 24 hours to make.
His method develops more complex & mildly acidic flavors, which give his breads
a natural sweetness & nut-like character.

If you haven’t had the pleasure of a meal in his pizzeria or bakery, I highly recommend that you include an afternoon in El Triunfo for your next trip.
It’s really the best of two worlds: authentic Mexican charm & artisan pastries…
& it shouldn’t be missed!
PS while supplies last, FIND Ojai Jelly at Caffe El Triunfo

Open every day!