Alyssa O’Dowd, pastry chef at Nicholas Markets Foodtown in North Haledon, grew up surrounded by good eats (er, sweets). Combine her Italian family (“Lots of women who were always baking!”) with her experience working for her aunt’s catering business, and you might understand why O’Dowd says she’s always had a special place in her heart for the sweet stuff. Here, she shares what makes a perfect crème brûlée, what she hopes the next food fad will be and where she had the best meal ever.
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Source: North Jersey Passaic