Houska

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Houska
Bread roll
Houska.jpg
Place of origin:
Czech Republic
Main ingredient(s):
Wheat flour, water, yeast, salt; poppy seeds, caraway seeds or sea salt
Recipes at Wikibooks:
Cookbook Houska
Media at Wikimedia Commons:
Wikimedia Commons  Houska
 
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Houska
Bread roll
Houska.jpg
Place of origin:
Czech Republic
Main ingredient(s):
Wheat flour, water, yeast, salt; poppy seeds, caraway seeds or sea salt
Recipes at Wikibooks:
Cookbook Houska
Media at Wikimedia Commons:
Wikimedia Commons  Houska

Houska is traditional bread roll baked and consumed in the Czech Republic. Typical ingredients include wheat flour (but other types can be used), water, yeast and salt. They are topped with poppy seeds, caraway seeds, linseeds or sea salt.[1][2]

A 2002 article in the Chicago Tribune published a recipe for a sweet variant, a lightly sweetened, traditional bread roll [3] containing a significant amount of sugar, eggs and cream, occasionally raisins, and may be covered in poppy seeds.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Czech and International Bread
  2. ^ Rumlová, Renata. "Slané kynuté těsto - houšky (in Czech)". České noviny. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Judy, Hevrdejs (Winter 2003). "From Prasky to Poutine: A window into other culture". Culinary Historians of Chicago Newsletter.