The pretzel is a salty delicious pastry that is shaped like a big knot. It is made from brioche dough which is then covered with coarse salt before being browned in the oven. However, if you want a real taste pretzel, it will be in Alsace, southern Germany, Austria or Switzerland that you need to go.
Indeed, if you spend a stay in Alsace in Strasbourg for example, you only have to sit at the table one of the many traditional small breweries that you can enjoy a delicious pretzel. You will eat this one the day of its manufacture, to keep all the softness of the dough, because indeed, if you wait a little longer, the dough will begin to harden… And yes, the pretzel is a pastry that is eaten at the outlet of the furnace.Read More »The “pretzel”, a speciality from Alsace to taste without moderation