Olive-Oil Rolls from Bologna

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large individual rolls
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

I first saw Margherita Simili, the great Italian baker, demonstrate how to make these rolls at the old Peter Kump’s Cooking School in the late 1980s. Margherita was in the United States to visit and teach at numerous cooking schools. Marcella Hazan, whom she helped back then with her classes in Bologna by doing all the pasta, pastry, and breads, accompanied her that day. These rolls are both beautiful and del