Everything Bagels

Finding a good bagel when living abroad can be a difficult thing. It’s important to understand that a bagel is more than just a roll with a hole. It’s a entirely different category of bready goodness, characterized first by its stiff, high-gluten dough and secondly, by its double-cooking process. First boiled, which gives them that…

Passion Fruit Quick Bread with Zesty Icing

I’ve been quite obsessed with passion fruit lately, or as it’s known around these parts: maracuya. In these last few weeks, I’ve played around with tarts, cakes, cookies and juices – trying to find the perfect outlet for maracuya’s bright, exotic flavors. And this bread really hits the nail on the head. Tender, buttery, soft and with…

Overnight Whole Wheat Sticky Buns with Black Sugar

Cinnamon rolls are not common fare in Argentina. In fact, most Argentines hate cinnamon. Who hates cinnamon? It just seems so common. But I suppose I grew up with Big Red, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Pumpkin Pie. Cinnamon rolls and/or Sticky buns are one of my favorite breakfast comfort foods. But there are a few…

Overnight Mango-Ginger Donuts

Fried dough comes in a variety of different shapes, flavors and names. But no matter what you call it, it’s fantastic. I’ve eaten alot of donuts in my life, as I’m sure many Americans have. It was always a Sunday morning tradition to go to the local Piggly Wiggly supermarket and pick up a huge…