You’re in the mood for a sandwich, but white bread is just so… white. You could make a sandwich on whole-grain bread, but that’s where your mood is. It needs to have a good crunch and a wonderfully soft crumb, but it also needs to have a great taste. But aren’t those opposed things to want? Nope. This is my sourdough kaiser roll recipe.
Kaiser rolls are the best of both worlds, white bread but crunchy. Adding sourdough into the mix, you can get some excellent taste out of that white flour, especially paired with a long retard. That is precisely what this recipe brings you.
While not an official opinion, I feel like kaiser rolls are a cousin of the bagel. Taste-wise they are pretty similar, especially because of the added barley malt syrup, but the texture is quite different.Continue reading