PECAN OR HAZELNUT ROLLS

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts (folgt noch)Nuts are my favorite snack, when I'm starting to get hungry, and try to stay away from our little hoard of German chocolate bars (no, not that kind, I mean the real thing: Ritter Sport!)I remember my mother coming home from her gynecologist's office, always grabbing some … Continue reading PECAN OR HAZELNUT ROLLS

SIMIT – TURKISH SESAME BREAD

Ring shaped sesame simit is very common bread in Turkey, as well as in other Middle Eastern countries and the Balkans. It comes in larger and smaller sizes, and, also varies in crunchiness and chewiness, depending on the region. Some are softer, made with apple syrup and olive oil, and some are crisp and lean.After … Continue reading SIMIT – TURKISH SESAME BREAD

WEIZENBRÖTCHEN – GERMAN EVERYDAY ROLLS

Nobody in Germany thinks of baking regular, plain white rolls at home. You get them freshly baked everywhere, in bakeries, supermarkets, and even in gas stations.Every German region has them, called "Rundstück" in Hamburg, "Schrippe" in Berlin, "Semmel" in Munich, or simply "Brötchen" (= little bread).The typical Brötchen has a crackly crisp crust and a … Continue reading WEIZENBRÖTCHEN – GERMAN EVERYDAY ROLLS