Preparation info

  • Makes

    9

    bialys
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      6 hr

Appears in

Slow Dough, Real Bread

Slow Dough, Real Bread

By Chris J L Young

Published 2016

  • About

These distant relatives of the bagel originated in Białystok, in an area of Russia that in 1918 became part of Poland. Historically, a high percentage of the city’s population were Jewish, who as emigrants took their bialys wherever they went. Liz says, “A bialy is definitely not a bagel and is not made with bagel dough, although some bakeries make them that way. It is not boiled and, at its most original, it is dark and blistered, rather than pale and