students : get 20% off!
Don’t forget to colour in October’s adventure for your chance to win half a dozen filled bagels.
Well done to Judy who is the winner of September’s colouring comp.
Judy and 5 of her fantastic colleagues at Sheffield Citizen’s Advice will be having a bagel lunch – just tell me what you would like !
Some say that bagels come from a time after Austria was saved by the Polish king. Famed for his horsemanship, they were formed in the shape of a
beugel which is the Austrian word for stirrup.
Others say that when there was a famine, shaping rolls with hole in made it feel as if there was the same amount as before. There were also easy to carry on the long journeys to find better food supply.
But actually they do not come from either of these things. Rather than being created as a present for the rich, or under times of famine, the bagel was created to remember how people helped each other at the time of the floods on New Year
A while ago I announced that i would be looking to raise the cost of one scholarship for a Palestinian Woman to got University within the first year.
So far, we are
half way there. Thank you everyone who has helped.
Small things from you:
every time you say keep the change, the money goes in the pot
every time you buy a lovely card painted by local artist Maggie Norman, £1 goes in the pot
at least 20% of profit from the cafe – so keep coming by to get your Monday lunch!
Poppy gets saved by the bagel
Oh poor old Poppy. Heart of gold but always getting it wrong.
Colour her in
Bring the card into the cafe (and leave your email address) or
email a scan of the picture You could win a prize of half a dozen filled bagels of your choice.
Having traveled in Canada this summer – actually a postage stamp part of it really – Vancouver and Vancouver Island, which is about as big as England in itself – there is an array of places to discover as far as ating is concerned. Food trucks galore – and elaborate in the way only north amercians can do.
So we fund the following places by chance – it is not meant to be the best of BC, just places i went to who i though were great: good food, reasonable pricing and friendly service.
Jiggers fish and chips (
https://www.facebook.com/Jiggers-Fish-Chips-178163522220314/) was mouth wateringly good and would appear on any good food guide too, not just mine. They are truck in Uvclcuelet with inside and outside seating.
Bread and Honey cafe (
http://www.breadandhoneyfoodco.com/) was an oasis in Parksville : wonderful hash browns and was rather taken by serving cherry jam with the eggs.
( http://siegelsbagels.com/) in Vancouver is a must: watch the wood oven with wonder as bagels come out 24 * 7. Great Rosemary and rocksalt bagel with just cream cheese is wonderful.
Yesterday I catered for an event about
writing across generations, at Theatre Delicatessen in Sheffield.
TD is a special place; they are nearing the end of their ‘fringe’ season; and in September they will be putting on
Departure Point – a space for new theatre.
I was really flattered when someone who had been at the writing event made a special effort to come to me to say what delicious food it was. She also said how wonderful the bagels were.
So what makes them special? They are vegan and organic and handmade, well yes that’s ok. Lots of bread is and it does make a difference.
Supermarket or mass produced
bagels often tastes like manufactured bread with a hole in it. When the bagles are t in the oven they are steam injetced first.
true bagels are boiled before baking ( there is a science to this too!).
And before the boiling that the long, slow second proving.
This is the power of the true bagel.
So these past 7 weeks at
Union Street has been great. Thanks to everyone who has helped and supported The Tower of Bagel.
The Tower of Bagel will be back in September: za’atr bagels will be set to return after good feedback on Monday, new styles of cream cheese mixed and a change of cakes.
Watch out too for books and bagels, a monthly event through the Autumn to encourage community reading and eating and talking.
Have a good summer,
The Tower of bagel will be back on September 5th
has said he has two bagels and watermelon for breakfast. Why not come along on Monday and do just that?
Next Monday, try our vegan TRT for breakfast (smoked tofu, rocket and tomato, with a lace of chilli sauce) and start the day with the Bulgarian flag.
Top this with a blueberry and cream cheese on a cinammon and raisin bagel (for your Finnish flag) and then slide down some watermelon (for some light relief).
Then play tennis!
lithuanian flag bagel
#wearebagelnations with this Lithuanian flag bagel whuch was very popular on Monday
Guacamole, cream cheese and houmus. The traditional Irish bagel?!
The Irish tricolour bagel seemed quite popular yesterday. (guacamole, cream cheese, morrocan houmus)
For a free bagel and salad combo next Monday (July 4th): suggest a vegetarian filling or a salad along the same lines. The best suggestion wins it (not brexit!).