Holiday Star Bread

For the dough 1 tablespoon dry yeast 3/4 cup milk¼ cup butter3 tablespoon sugar1 ½ teaspoon salt2 large eggs, beaten1 teaspoon lemon zest 3 ½ cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour For the filling 1/4 cup butter soften1 cup chopped walnuts1/2 cup sugar1 tablespoon cinnamon For the glaze 1 yolk1 Tablespoon water Place yeast in a bowl. … Continue reading Holiday Star Bread

Bolzano Apple Cake (Torta di Mela di Bolzano)

Bolzano is the provincial capital of Alto Adige (South Tyrol) located in the northernmost part of Italy on the border with Switzerland and Austria. It is also the province of Italy where Northern European architecture, language and gastronomy blend harmoniously with Mediterranean styles. This apple cake is just an example of this cultural melting pot as it is similar … Continue reading Bolzano Apple Cake (Torta di Mela di Bolzano)