Friday, September 6, 2019

Popara - Bread Pudding

Every time a customer from the Balkans sees this dish on our menu, their face lights up and they tell us that it immediately takes them back to their childhood. This is every grandma's favorite dish to make, and it's also known as the poor man's dish. It only requires a few simple ingredients that everyone has in their household. Best made with 2-3 days old bread.

The basic recipe calls for the following:

- 5 crusty bread cut into cubes 
- 3-5 cups water or milk
- tbs butter
- pinch of salt
- stick of feta cheese
- green onion for garnish (optional)

1. In a pot bring water, butter and salt shy of a boil
2. add bread pieces, lower temperature and let simmer
3. make sure bread is soaked up and softened, but don't leave it in for too long, so it doesn't get mushy. 
4. serve bread and garnish with feta cheese and green onions. 

1 comment

  1. Here in the US it’s a rich mans dish nothing like it


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