Find out what a Buche de Noel is and why Clevelanders need it this Christmas

Find out what a Buche de Noel is and why Clevelanders need it this Christmas
Christmas goodies from On the Rise Bakery

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It’s time for Taste Buds, Cleveland 19 News' weekly video podcast about all things food, dining and cooking. This episode we are sweetening things up and discussing Christmas desserts.

Find out what a Buche de Noel is and why Clevelanders need it this Christmas

Each week Jen Picciano, of Cleveland Cooks, is joined by David Kocab, Chef de Cuisine at The Black Pig, and Chef Matt Mytro, Chef/Partner at Flour, as the trio discussing the local dining scene, tips for the home cook, and industry issues.

This week’s episode will feature special guest Brian Evans.

He is a chef and baker at On the Rise Artisan Bakery in Cleveland Heights.

Evans brings with him a knowledge of all kinds of breads and pastries, but he’s especially excited about their holiday specialty, a Buche de Noel.

Christmas cookies from On the Rise Bakery
Christmas cookies from On the Rise Bakery

They’ve also recently developed a recipe for a salted chocolate rye cookie, made with whole grain rye from Stutzman Farms.

Evans will share and discuss the recipes and methods for making some of their other popular cookie varieties, like the new millionaire bar, a shortbread crust with caramel, chocolate and sea salt, and their cranberry pistachio biscotti.

Christmas Cookies from On the Rise Bakery
Christmas Cookies from On the Rise Bakery

What are your favorite Christmas treats and Christmas cookies?

Need help recreating some of your favorite cookies from childhood?

Chime in live during the show and the Taste Buds and Chef Evans can share your favorites and help answer your questions.

Watch Taste Buds live this and every Tuesday at 10 a.m. through Cleveland 19′s website, app or Facebook live broadcast.

You can also view it through Amazon Fire TV and Roku.

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