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Wildflour owners meet Martha Stewart in her New York estate

By Yoniel Acebuche Published Oct 06, 2023 12:23 pm Updated Oct 06, 2023 2:44 pm

Sisters and Wildflour owners Ana Lorenzana de Ocampo and pastry chef Margarita Manzke visited America’s superstar homemaker Martha Stewart in her home in New York.

On Instagram, Ana, Wildflour Café and Bakery's CEO, shared photos and videos of their interaction with Martha, where they appear to be hanging out in the latter's kitchen while enjoying some pie.

Ana also took to Instagram for a glimpse of Stewart's sprawling 120-acre estate in the heart of Katonah Hills, New York including its kitchen, backyard, and piles of books.

In a separate post, the Lorenzana siblings also had the chance to enjoy a meal with Martha, thanking the latter in her post, "Thanks for dinner MARTHA."

Martha also uploaded photos from the meet-up on her Instagram account, sharing how she met Margarita, who owns Republique Cafe Bakery in Los Angeles.

"Spent yesterday with this year's [J]ames [B]eard [A]ward winner for outstanding pastry chef in the US- the one and only @republiquecafebakery @mlmanzke," she wrote.

"She filmed my ROKU show and demonstrated her superb brioche and other great pastries from her book. There [were] lots of swap doughs left so I practiced this morning with great results Sandwiches. French toast. Bread pudding. Yummy! And by the way the brioche are dark. NOT BURNT IN ANY WAY!!!!!! Just look at the photos in the Republique cookbook or visit the bakery in LA," Martha added.

Wildflour is a local cafe, bakery, and restaurant established in 2012. It now has over 16 branches nationwide and several restaurant concept brands and sub-brands.

Meanwhile, Martha is the founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia which focuses on home and hospitality content. She gained success through a variety of business ventures, encompassing publishing, broadcasting, merchandising, and e-commerce.