Monthly Archives: March 2015
19th Mar, 2015 a little family history
I am in Germany while I write this, taking part in a course for traditional German baking. While being here I visited some family members and found an old newspaper article.
The top level picture you can see is a grain/flour sack from my ancestors mill in Erzingen (Germany) from 1862. The mill itself was established in 1746 but I was
2nd Mar, 2015 Why Strudels are not really friends of toasters
So, let's talk about Strudels. In South Eastern Europe, namely South Germany, Austria and Hungary, Strudel is a well known desert.
In the old times, pretty much every family had their own recipe for the filling. Fresh cheese, Apples, Plums, Apricots...it is sweet,
it fits into a Strudel.
What is sold here as strudel, has