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Poppy Curry III
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La Belle Cuisine
The White Dog Cafe Cookbook:
Recipes and Tales of Adventure from
Philadelphia's Revolutionary Restaurant
by Judy Wicks and Kevin von Klause, 1998, Running
16 large crackers)
crackers are easy to make and magnificent to behold:
of bright yellow cracker dotted with black
poppy seeds. The recipe
big batch of crackers, but
they’ll keep in an airtight container
Recrisp in a warm oven, if necessary.”
cup plus 2 tablespoons lukewarm
(110 degrees F.) water
teaspoons active dried yeast
1/2 teaspoons White Dog Café
high-quality curry powder
cups all-purpose flour,
plus more as needed
tablespoon poppy seeds
the lukewarm water into a large mixing bowl. Sprinkle
the yeast on
the water and stir until it dissolves. Stir
in the sugar, curry powder,
and salt. Whisk in the yolk. Add
1 cup of flour and mix with a wooden
spoon until smooth.
Gradually add 1/2 cup of the flour until the dough
too difficult to stir.
out the dough onto a floured surface and knead in enough
to form a cohesive dough. Continue kneading
and adding small
flour until the dough is firm,
resilient, and no longer sticks to
to a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
a draft-free place to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
the oven to 425 degrees F.
a jell-roll pan and generously oil what is now the top.
the dough has
doubled in bulk, punch it down and
divide it into 8 equal
1 portion at a time on
the oiled, upside-down baking
sheet. Use a rolling
roll out the dough as thinly as possible. Wet
your hands in
water and use your fingertips to spread the dough out
it’s stretched to the point where it has holes
and is almost
transparent. Using a pastry brush, lightly coat
the dough with cold water.
Sprinkle some of the poppy
seeds onto the moistened dough. Gently
press the seeds into
the dough with your fingertips. Repeat with the
pieces of dough.
Bake each batch on the inverted pan until crisp and golden,
5 to 7
Let cool on the pan. Break each batch in half
Store in an
Basil-Dressed Melon and Prosciutto with Black
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