Monthly Archives: March 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

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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, is sweet,
it fits into a Strudel.

What is sold here as strudel, has

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