The Deli Dish

September 14, 2022

Dobos Torta: New and Improved!

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The Bakehouse’s fantastic version just got better still! Dobos Torta is the creation of József Dobos who first developed it in his Budapest bakery back in 1884. Dobos’ family apparently had long roots in the food world, so it was probably not a shock when he opened his pastry shop in […]

July 8, 2022

Somodi Kalács – Special Bake!

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Hungarian Cinnamon Swirl Bread from the Bakehouse Somodi Kalács (pronounced sho-MO-dee-ka-loch) already has a strong cult-following and I’m confident it will only continue to grow going forward. If you’re not yet familiar with it, Somodi Kalács is a particularly tasty cinnamon swirl loaf that’s made in the tradition of the Transylvanian […]

July 8, 2022

Esterházy Torta from the Bakehouse

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Tricky to pronounce, easy to eat, traditional Hungarian pastry Nearly all of the food we work with here at Zingerman’s is, in its roots, poor peoples’ food. Even some of our most expensive items—Parmigiano Reggiano, extra virgin olive oil, artisan bread and pastry from the Bakehouse, prosciutto di Parma, pastrami, pulled pork bbq … though relatively costly by […]

February 24, 2022

Hungarian Dessert: Rigó Jancsi

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Chocolate Torte with Chestnut Cream- a seriously terrific Hungarian pastry!   It’s been over a decade now since we first started making Rigó Jancsi at the Bakehouse. It’s one of the most elegant, and excellent, pieces of pastry we make, and it has a terrific story to go with it. Rigó […]

February 18, 2021

Hungarian Almond Kifli from the Bakehouse

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Superb little cookies that can spiritually transport you to Budapest with every bite One of my all-time favorite Bakehouse cookies are Hungarian almond kifli. If you, like me, have a high affection for Mexican wedding cookies or any other powdered-sugar-coated, kind of crumbly, butter cookie of that delicious ilk, I’m […]

January 30, 2021

Rózsavölgyi Eros Hot Paprika Chocolate Bar

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The best of Budapest arrives in Ann Arbor It was in the fall of 2011 that Frank and Amy from the Bakehouse and I (along with my good friend, food writer Molly Stevens) took our first trip to Budapest. It was the beginning of an exploration that, ten years later, has made […]

September 12, 2019

Hungarian Dessert: Dobos Torta

This late 19th-century torte is taken to new levels by Zingerman’s Bakehouse. Learn more and don’t pass the opportunity to try this classic cake at Zingerman’s Next Door Café!

December 30, 2018

Liptauer Cheese from Zingerman’s Creamery

Liptauer cheese is basically the Hungarian version of pimento cheese—a delicious cheese spread with peppers. It’s slightly spicy and super delicious!