New Orleans Sicilian Sesame Rolls

Preparation info
  • Makes

    three to four

    23-25 cm round rolls
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

  • About

These large rolls are used exclusively to make the famous New Orleans muffuletta sandwich. Filled with a mix of sliced deli meats and cheeses topped with a garlicky marinated olive and vegetable salad, the sandwich is a speciality of Central Grocery, an Italian food store in the city’s famous French Quarter. The name derives from the roll itself, traditionally made in Sicily from an all durum-flour dough. This version has no durum flour in it, but i