Weihnachtsstollen from Germany | Dresden Christmas Loaf

Stollen is a traditional German fruit bread, usually eaten during the Christmas season, when it is called as Weihnachtsstollen (after “Weihnachten”, the German word for Christmas) or Christstollen (after Christ)- Wiki. When I picked up this dish, it didn’t strike me the incident I had with this Stollen many years ago! The main identifying factor […]

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Lekach | Honig Lekach from Germany

Lekach or Honig Lekach is a German spongy cake made with honey, apple along with many other spice powders. This sponge cake or tea cake has an interesting story behind it, which also sort of becomes appropriate for today. This cake is made for Jewish New Year or natively referred as Rosh Hashanah. I came […]

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Kugelhopf | Savory Kugelhopf Bread

I made a Savory Kugelhopf Bread for today! A Kugelhopf is a yeasted cake, traditionally baked in a Bundt mold. It is popular in a wide region of Europe, including southern Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, and Alsace. I could have taken this under any of the countries, just choose Germany. Kugelhopf is […]

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Flammekueche a la Spud | Potato Pizza with Rosemary

Next, in the series of flatbread, I have a fusion dish from the Alsace region called the flammekueche (flatbread pizza). The original dish is not a fusion, meaning flammekueche is a thinly rolled bread dough spread with crème fraîche, onion, and bacon and traditionally baked in wood-fired ovens. However, the recipe I referred was a […]

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