Ari's Picks

Special bake at Zingerman’s Bakehouse, Somodi Kalács

Hungarian Cinnamon Swirl Bread from the Bakehouse One of the best things I’ve gleaned from working with the organizational ecosystem metaphor over the last few years is the reminder that everything impacts everything else. Which, in turn, I’ve been reminded of again by the arrival in the ZCoB of the Vermont Creamery Cultured Butter (now available […]

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Bakehouse, Bread

It Came from Transylvania! Somodi Kálacs Are Back, BUT Just for the Weekend

It’s sweet, it’s buttery, it’s swirled with cinnamon sugar, and it’s back—but just for a very limited time. For the uninitiated, Somodi Kálacs is a delicious yeasted traditional Hungarian Easter bread that we learned how to make in a village in Transylvania during our trip there back in 2012. We’ve loved it ever since, and […]

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Food, Food Artisans

Somodi Kalács: Hungarian Celebration Bread from Transylvania

This fall, several of us travelled to Transylvania in search of artisanal Hungarian foods. Why visit part of Romania to learn about Hungarian traditions? Well Transylvania, was a very important part of Hungary until the Treaty of Trianon after World War I, when it was given to Romania. Transylvania played a large role in the […]

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