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Pretzel rolls

Pretzel rolls

I love pretzels – the large, soft, chewy kind, not the breakfast cereal wannabe crunchy things – but the only place I can buy them round here seems to be Marks&Spencer’s bakery and they don’t even sprinkle them with salt (there’s a fantastic shop that sells them in Kilkenny in the upper floor of the Market Cross shopping center on the main street, but none round here). The other day, I went into M&S to buy some only to find they had none, but instead had taken the dough and made rolls with them. And they were great. And less futzing about is needed to shape the dough, so why not? I put together a decent recipe using a few online recipes and Alton Brown’s good eats episode:

Ingredients Ingredients For the dough:

  • 1 pkg fast-action yeast (ie.
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Yorkshire popovers

Yorkshire popover

Now that’s what a yorkshire popover* should look like (on the inside). Stupid TV chefs and their “two large eggs”. It’s a cup of eggs you gits, in what mutant chickenland is “two large eggs” a full cup? (Hint; it’s four to six normal eggs).

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