Daily Archives: Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Rolling Rolling Rolling (BBB June 2021)

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BBB: Let's Keep Baking summary: recipe for Not-Gigi’s Not-Quitade-Hungarian Not-Exactly-Almond Roll, loosely based on the recipe for ‘Gigi’s Almond Roll’ in a back issue of “Sunset Magazine”; if ‘diós bejgli’ is ‘walnut roll’ and ‘makos bejgli’ is ‘poppy seed roll’ in Hungarian, then is ‘mandulás bejgli’ the name for ‘almond roll’?; commercial yeast vs. wild yeast; sweet or savoury? – that is the question – I vote for savoury; information about Bread Baking Babes;

Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ on the river

Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Hungarian Almond Roll

BBB Almond Roll

Once again, I hang my head in shame at my lateness. I want to say it wasn’t my fault. I really do. But like George Washington, I cannot tell a lie.

Still, better late than never….

When I told T that the BBBabes’ June project would be quite similar to the povitica we just made, his eyes lit up. Here’s how the conversation went:

he: I LOVE that! That’s my kind of bread!
me: It’s almonds instead of walnuts though.
he: That sounds fine.
me: What about hazelnuts instead of almonds?
he: That sounds good too. As long as you use commercial yeast to make sure the bread is fluffy.

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