Many Czech foods have become an integral part of today’s Texas cuisine—kolaches being one of the most popular examples. The delectable little pastries are traditionally filled with fruits, jams, cheese, or poppy seeds. However, they can be filled with meat, cheese and other savory ingredients as well.
American's Test Kitchen shared this recipe with us as part of their recent muffin tins equipment review.
We found that we could pile the crumb topping high on this cake—just like they do in Jersey—by paying special attention to the types of flour and sugar we used in each layer.
Baked in butter and then crowned with more of it, this puffy golden pancake is similar to a popover in texture with a moist eggy interior and crispy outside. And good for breakfast or dessert, depending how you top it.
Very popular in South China to serve to the guests as a snack during the Chinese New Year. It is so named because the round dough balls, when deep fried, will crack open like someone laughing. It carries a meaning of being able to laugh throughout the year.
Baking with olive oil has been a way of life for Mediterranean cooks, and is gaining steam in America. In California, where olive oil is produced and citrus grown, this cake is as common as a yellow birthday cake with chocolate frosting.