About Amy Scherber

Amy Scherber

Amy Scherber is the founder and owner of Amy’s Bread, a popular New York City bakery. She’s also co-author of Amy’s Bread: Artisan-Style Breads, Sandwiches, Pizzas and More From New York City’s Favorite Bakery and has appeared on several television cooking shows. Amy also teaches baking to both professional and home bakers. @amysbread

Three hot cross buns on a wire rack with a bowl of glaze and a spoon.

Hot Cross Buns

Traditionally sold in bakeries on Good Friday, hot cross buns are little currant-filled rolls that are slightly sweet and richly tender and oh so hard to resist. And even better when made at home.

Grilled Cheddar Cheese Sandwich

Grilled Cheddar Cheese Sandwich

Sharp New York Cheddar cheese is layered between sourdough bread and smeared with a tomato-chipotle spread to kick up these grilled cheese sandwiches.