Gluten-Free Sauerkraut Balls - Pyrizhky
Yikes, it's been over a month since my last post! Sorry about that. We've been super busy with 3 conventions, Pi Day, AND a long road trip in that time. Back now, and it's about a month til our next convention, so... here I am!
Growing up, I loved Sauerkraut buns... soft little bready balls of joy that would show up at family gatherings. Though we're not Ukrainian ourselves, growing up in Winnipeg meant that many of the traditional foods from other cultures - Especially Ukrainian - were pretty... ubiquitous. Bacon, onion, and sauerkraut is a pretty genius filling, so it's no wonder that these were super popular back home.
I'm kind of surprised that it seems like no one I know here in Minneapolis has ever heard of them!
While preparing for Pi Day, I decided that it was time to develop a recipe for a gluten-free version. These aren't QUITE as soft as the original - and the technique is different for putting them together... but they are full of flavour, inside and out. The bread has a great texture, and they're easy to make.
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