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72. Orange Chocolate Rugulah from Le Vinois Bakery
French baker Francis Modina, a jovial man whose breads, pizzas, and croissants are a frequent fixture at a number of farmers' markets in South Florida, has nailed the art of the rugulah (also commonly spelled rugelach).
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The soft and chewy morsels are among his bestsellers, particularly the orange and chocolate variety. Apart from the high-quality ingredients, Modina's version is set apart by a generous coating of sugar on the exterior and a flaky dough that is sweet but not overly so.
The perfect accompaniment to a cup of coffee, these rugulah can be found at Le Vinois Bakery, 6322 N. Powerline Road in Fort Lauderdale. Better yet, track them down at a farmers' market. The goods are available today from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Boca Raton Green Market or from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Coral Ridge Outdoor Green Market.