Gallery: First Look: Asian Twists on French Classics at Sweetmue Bakery in San Francisco

Financier ($2.50)
Financier ($2.50)
The financiers are available in a rotating cast of flavors (blackberry is pictured), but all feature a traditional batter made with a mix of almond and all purpose flours, brown butter, and citrus zest.
Cream Puffs ($2.25)
Cream Puffs ($2.25)
Choux pastry is filled with flavored pastry cream.
Green Tea Cream Puff ($2.25)
Green Tea Cream Puff ($2.25)
Like with the other pastries at Sweetmue, the twist is in the flavorings. This puff is filled with a green tea pastry cream.
Black Sesame Cream Puff ($2.25)
Black Sesame Cream Puff ($2.25)
Cream puffs are available on Sundays—but get there early as they tend to sell out.
Sable Cookies ($1)
Sable Cookies ($1)
The buttery sable cookies come in a variety of flavor combinations such as ginger with black sesame and green tea with jasmine. Green tea with citrus is pictured.
Savory Turnover ($4.50)
Savory Turnover ($4.50)
Luo makes two types of savory turnovers every day; ham and cheese and one rotating flavor. Here, a homemade puff pastry dough is filled with oyster and trumpet mushrooms, leeks, truffle salt, and sharp cheddar.
Brown Butter Cakes ($1.50)
Brown Butter Cakes ($1.50)
These petite treats come in all six flavors: green tea, jasmine, black sesame, ginger, adzuki, and taro.
Drinks
Drinks
Luo also offers tea from Teance in Berkley and coffee from Gimme Coffee in Ithaca, NY.
Owner and baker Müller Luo
Owner and baker Müller Luo