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Pożegnalna babka

Ja też spróbowałam ostatnio zrobić coś słodkiego. Wczoraj pożegnaliśmy przyjaciół, którzy się wyprowadzają daleko stąd, a właściwie już się wyprowadzili, bo mieli wyjechać dziś wcześnie rano. 84 more words

chocolate-raspberry babka

A classic Jewish bread, updated

In Leah Koenig’s cookbook Modern Jewish Cooking: Recipes & Customs for Today’s Kitchen (Chronicle, March, 2015), classic babka gets an update with a double dose of raspberry: A few spoonfuls of jam add a tart edge to the cocoa filling, while a simple syrup infused with fresh berries adds a pink-tinged, lacquered shine to the final loaf. 342 more words


The Semester Told by Food

I must confess. I’m horrible at keeping up with blog posts, especially when I’m being crushed by work and midterms come along. Maybe it eventually becomes easier to keep up with. 289 more words

Pretender to the Throne--The Babka Episode

How many of you like Seinfeld? Yes, the stand up comedian. I used to love his shows. What I liked was the fact that he could take something that was so mundane and give it a whole new twist. 1,264 more words


Discovering the Evolution of Babka

Today, we will focus on the so called “Jewish” form of the buttery, eggy pastry known as babka. The “Christian” form is just as delicious, but is less prevalent in the New World than its Yiddishe brethren; accordingly, its history is less complex. 494 more words

Savoury Brioche: potato, cheese and onion bread.

I’m so excited to be writing recipes for the Jewish Chronicle. The recipe below was printed in the paper in January, the online version is… 732 more words