Pampushsky sounds like a fun word. Little did we know, it’s also a delicious, fluffy garlic bread to be had.
A friend told me a while back how interesting and delicious Ukrainian cuisine was. The cuisine is something that is totally foreign to me and I have loved reading about the food and the traditions.
I have been itching to bake some of the fantastic breads (amongst an array of recipes I want to try) and this Ukrainian Garlic Bread is the first recipe I want to share.
The pampushky are traditionally served with red borshch. In Ukraine, we would use regular garlic, so if you can’t find wet (new) garlic don’t worry – it will still be delicious.
The recipe is easy (I did amend the quantity of yeast a bit and let the dough come to room temperature the next day) but you need to plan just a bit as it does prove overnight. It is such a delicious and beautiful loaf of bread, glistening with the garlic oil poured over it as it comes out of the oven. I have no doubt in my mind it will be an absolute winner at your next barbecue!Print
Hein is a Gourmet Hunter and Food Writer and Photographer in the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. He has always loved food and photography is a relative new hobby. He uses his blog heinstirred.com to combine his love for photography with his other love, eating. He has fully embraced the food media world with his styling, photography and words being seen on various digital and traditional platforms.