Leigh Omilinsky and Sandra Holl Team Up as Two Dope Kouigns

Chandra Ram

When Leigh Omilinsky of Chicago’s Nico Osteria got the call from Floriole baker/owner Sandra Holl to ask if she’d like to collaborate on a pastry, saying yes was as easy as apple pie, or rather, apple kouign-amann. Omilinsky and Holl worked together to combine their shared love of laminated dough, seasonal fruit and French pastry techniques in a single buttery little package.