Ola Rokita

Hi! I am Ola and I want to share with you my simple baking recipes that can change your life and how you feel.
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August 2018

Crepes

Ola Rokita27 August 2018Comments (2)

Crepes may sound like a fancy French pastry, but in reality they are very simple to make. They are also very versatile, they can be savory or sweet, depending on the filling. Many people shy away from making crepes because they get intimidated by some of the equipment they see being used at specialty restaurants […]

Dinner Rolls

Ola Rokita12 August 2018Comments (0)

When I need to make bread fast and don’t want to spend too much time fussing around in the kitchen, I bake these simple dinner rolls. When they are fresh from the oven, they go perfect with butter or goat cheese. I also enjoy cutting up a few slices of fresh mozzarella and tomatoes, and […]

First reason: hard versus soft wheat I love polish flour… More than half of U.S. flour is made from the hard red variety. In Poland on the other hand, majority of wheat is the soft type. The main difference between the two types is gluten. The hard red type of wheat popular in the U.S. […]

Challah

Ola Rokita04 August 2018Comments (0)

My grandmother inspired this Challah recipe. As a child I spent countless hours with her in the kitchen watching her bake and cook, while she told me stories from her childhood. When it came to Challah, my job was to help her knead the dough. She would place this large galvanized bowl on my knees […]