The family recipe: “my Brother is the kind of bread that you cook in water

Some of the recipes go back many years and the tastes may be due to the nostalgia factor, as well. ask the people at the special recipes to their family members. This week, says Kevin Hijne (23), in effect on the brother, and the old Historical area where his grandmother lives.

Hijnes grandmother, the mother of his father, and was always the other brother. “This is a broodachtig dish that is not baked in the oven, but cooking it in water. This way, it is not a scab.”

Especially with added sugar, soft and sweet

That last one makes it in accordance with Hijne so good. As a result, the bread is soft. “In a normal loaf of bread if you don’t fancy it in a scrap of it, because then you have to be extra stimulation. Brother, don’t do that.”

The grandfather and grandmother of the Hijne to come from a service and repair manual, its Quality. His grandmother had been, it wouldn’t be as wide, but, brother, it was a very cheap dish, as it is composed of flour, and milk. “These days, it is made with, you know you want to, but that has not always been the case. A blind brother, and, without icing so it was much cheaper. The raisins in it were for the rich.”

The grandmother of the Hijne passed away in 2011, but he wrote the prescription and at the same time, he’s like a little boy, along with his grandmother used to make. He is in the court now, for the brunch with the whole family. “It is very nice for the nostalgia, but the taste is very soft, and very sweet. Especially if you put a lot of sugar and over them spread.”

The ingredients and materials needed

  • 250 grams of dry grapes
  • 500 grams of ” patent flour
  • half a litre of semi-skimmed milk
  • cinnamon
  • 3 eggs
  • pinch of salt
  • 100 grams of granulated sugar
  • a broederzak (canvas bag, 30×30 cm, to be created from an old pillowcase or a special online offer)
  • serve with butter and/or keukenstroop


  • 1. Let the raisins soften in the hot (not boiling) water.
  • 2. Leave the grapes alone and it’ll do the patentbloem, and three of the eggs into a mixing bowl.
  • 3. Mix it in a blender, and then add pinches of salt to taste.
  • 4. Put in a little of the milk as well, but make sure that the mixture is not too thin. Then set it on to cook.
  • 5. Remove the raisins from the water, squeeze them dry and place them in the mixing bowl.
  • 6. Put the dough into the broederzak, and seal it with wire mesh.
  • 7. Put boiling water into a frying pan, and then place the bag inside of it. Allow 45 minutes to cook.
  • 8. Turn over after 45 minutes in the bag and leave again for 45 mins to cook.
  • 9. Get a brother or sister is out of the bag and lay them flat on a plate.
  • 10. Cut into slices and serve with butter, sugar, and keukenstroop.

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