Oliebollen are Dutch doughnuts traditionally made for New Year’s Eve. Similar to French beignets, oliebollen are made from a yeast-raised dough and deep fried. They’re usually
The last couple years I have been learning how to bake sourdough bread. I think it’s magical that you can start with such humble ingredients to make something so complex. I have loved baking for as long as I can remember, but I have always focused on sweets. I was comfortable with recipes that start by creaming butter and sugar; but yeast (or worse, levain) intimidated me.