First time making Birnenbrot. And I didn’t have Birne (pear), so I made Apfelbrot instead. The filling is apple, raisins, cranberries, walnuts, fresh orange juice, lemon zest… and rum. Can’t forget the rum.
Mom made this Stollen every Christmas and the thought of it brings back a torrent of wonderful memories. It looks like it may be heavy or hard, but actually it is light and sweet with chewy bits and icing drizzle and all sorts of magical goodness.
Sweet. Simple. Yellow. A delightful bread with soft curry overtones and moist golden raisins that create tiny oases of sweetness throughout.
Simple thoughts… I think I’m in love with coriander.
Something magical happens when you open the oven and smell the powerful aroma of baked bread with rosemary – something almost spiritual. Ohm…
Curry, onion, apple, and raisins – a playful loaf that comes out of the oven with a light texture and hint of sweetness.
There are many ways to rate food – but the amount of time it takes a teenager to devour a loaf fresh from the oven is still my best measure of success.
A strange tale featuring mythological friends, a newly appointed court jester, Fleischmann’s yeast, and a persnickety old gas range…