All posts tagged: doughnuts

Dough Doughnuts / Bed-Stuy

Here at frenchtoastandindiepop we’re intrepid eaters and voracious researchers. Before we go anywhere we must find out about the food and make sure we don’t miss anything. We stumbled across Dough Doughnuts when researching Brooklyn and our remote searching proved correct when it was one of the first places our Airbnb host recommended too. We walked to Dough on a dark and wet night. Freezing, but not quite cold enough for the sky to open into snow (damn!) the novelty of a doughnut shop open late and the need to explore drove us forward. If there’s one thing that defined Dough’s approach to doughnuts it was ‘big’. Big rings, big flavours.  We went for an American inspired choice, the cheesecake doughnut with a graham cracker crumb. We can confirm that cheesecake and doughnuts are a match made in heaven, but you already knew that didn’t you? For tourists like us, this was an absolutely value adding selection! We also chose to sample the original glazed dougnut. This tends to be test of an establishment – …

Doughboys Gourmet Donuts Melbourne

For those Perthians who have been to Melbourne you’ll know that when you’re there you’ll be having doughnuts. We are so obsessed with them that we even bring them home on the plane for our friends and family. Most of the time it’s Krispy kremes, and I say this as someone who has eaten their fair share of them. This trip though we decided to go for something a little more gourmet and made a visit to Doughboys near the Queen Victoria markets. You’ll find them up the stairs and past the BBQ joint. They’re only open Thursday – Sunday and we were lucky to get there before they ran out and closed up for the day. We first tried the ‘Pink Snow’ and ‘Smores’ doughnuts. The s’mores was a chocolate ganache overload, the sweet indulgence over a soft, delicious centre. The Pink Snow doughnut seemed to be a freeze dried berry over a glaze and just had a nice bite of flavour to it. We’ve never seen these flavours on doughnuts before, and we …