Photos: Meet the couple behind Mpls. bakery Sun Street Breads

Arts & Culture Jennifer Simonson · ·

1 Baker Solveig Tofte, who owns and operates Sun Street Breads with her husband Martin Ouimet, checks on loaves of challah bread Friday morning, Feb. 8, 2013 at the Minneapolis bakery. 
2 Martin Ouimet chats with a customer at Sun Street Breads, the Minneapolis bakery he owns with his wife Solveig Tofte. 
3 Heart-shaped dulce de leche cookies available at Sun Street Breads in time for Valentine's Day. The Minneapolis bakery serves hot breakfasts and lunches daily, 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Baker Solveig Tofte also makes an assortment of fresh baked breads, pastries and cookies. 
4 Solveig Tofte grates fresh nutmeg to make a Mardi Gras King Cake. 
5 Solveig Tofte measures butter and other ingredients to make dough for Mardi Gras King Cakes. Tofte starts her baking shift in the early morning, then leaves work when her husband comes in to run the front of house. 
6 Solveig Tofte divides and rolls out dough to make Mardi Gras King Cake. 
7 Solveig Tofte's walnut buckwheat bread is a customer favorite. 
8 Martin Ouimet pours an espresso drink while Solveig Tofte makes bread. 
9 Heart-shaped dulce de leche cookies at Sun Street Breads.