TOAST: The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

We’ve all heard about ladies who lunch, but I recently enjoyed some delicious fare by three ladies who loaf.  I’m referring to the trio behind the delightful Distillery pop-up called Toast.  Chef Jo Lusted, Lindsey Agnew and Amrita Singh teamed their talents to bring to life the words of Robert Browning “if thou tastest a crust of bread, thou tastest all the stars and all the heavens”.

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With four delicious breads, and ten different spreads ranging from savoury to sweet, they are popping out slices of heaven.  Given my love of bread, my knead to give Toast a try was great.  Deciding which combination to try was no easy feat with all the fresh and flavorful offerings on the menu (it’s a good thing I brought along a tasting partner).

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After perusing the mouthwatering selections we decided on (and quickly devoured thereafter) the Grilled Corn Avo Mash on Cheddar Chunk Ciabatta; the Green Goddess Goat Cheese on Pumpkin Seed Rye; the Hummus 2.0 on Golden Semolina; the Nutella Cheesecake Mousse , and Carrot Cake Whipped Ricotta on Dark Chocolate Sourdough(known as the 647); and a little bite of the 289 otherwise known as Golden Semolina with Salted Caramel Milk Jam. Each slice offered up a wonderful taste sensation of color and texture, leaving us pleasantly satiated.

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The only crumby thing I can say about Toast is that it will only be around until the end of May.  Buon Appetito!

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