What do you do on a snowy day in Bologna? Today it started to rain but ended up snowing—very nicely.
But I came across an interesting bagel recipe. It seemed simple enough to make the dough. Once the dough was made I could ignore the rest of the instructions as I knew better how to make a bagel, having made thousands of dozens of bagels in my life time, actually since every Saturday in high school I made about 3,000 dozen, including bagels I made on the rest of the week, I probably made close to a million dozen. Anyway, following the recipe, here is how they turned out:
And here I put on some cream cheese and it tasted superb. A little too bread like, so next time i will reduce the rise time. But it tasted like an excellent bagel—a little over malted but that was because the recipe called for sugar instead of malt so I had to guess how much to use.
I can know make my favorite comfort food whenever i want it, that’s nice. a small batch of 8 bagels is ready in about 2 hours.
Now I have to venture out into the snow for smoked salmon…
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Hey Jonathan, you will have to do a short class for me on how to make bagels. Sounds delish.
Maybe when one of my kids visit I can make another cooking video
Well done! I hope I can taste them one of these days. 😉
This can definitely be arranged!
How about thin slice mortadella? Did you have to boil first? They look “real”.
They’re not real bagels unless you boil them! I had a slice of smoked salmon. All my italian friends invited I should try the mortadella!
They look awesome.