The surprising history of the bagel

Monday, December 08, 2008

The bagel’s secrets are revealed.
As you ate your breakfast this morning, did you perhaps stop to consider your bagel? It may look humble, but the bagel has a very illustrious past. Did you know that the circular bread dates back at least as far as 1683? Or that no one in New York could make a bagel without the Bagel Bakers’ Union’s say so? The darks secrets of the bagel are revealed by Maria Balinska.


Maria Balinska


Melissa Locker

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