Tag: bread

Bagels

Bagels

Bagels! I love bagels, mostly for brunch or lunch on a lazy Sunday. Usually I enjoy then with cream cheese and jam, but sometimes you need full hearty lunch and bagels are perfect for that too. They’re a bit like bread rolls, with just that 

Breakfast Cake

Breakfast Cake

  Originally called ‘peperkoek’, because most spices were called “pepper” back when they were first¬†introduced in Europe. It is a kind of sweet bread that is used to sweeten and bind stews or to eat for breakfast, as the name implies. This recipe is part 

Apple Butter

Apple Butter

In Limburg known as Zeem, Kroet, Kruutje, Sjroap or Ziepnaat. In regular Dutch? Appelstroop. Mostly made from apples that had already fallen from the tree, so nothing would go to waste! Apple butter is a dark treacle made of apples and sugar. It’s mostly used 

Christmas Stollen

Christmas Stollen

Stollen is a fruit bread that is enjoyed round the time of Christmas and Easter. It symbolizes fertility and fortune and it originates from Germany. It is a rich buttery bread, much like a brioche, filled with raisins soaked in water or rum, almonds and