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Best Bagel Basilica
We always freshly bake the best bagels of Budapest for you, in the heart of the city, next to the Basilica, on Zrínyi Street. We use simple, natural ingredients and by no means add anything we can’t pronounce, so our bagels do not contain preservatives, colorants, or flavour enhancers. It is important to mention that all of our handcrafted bagels are vegan, so we do not use any animal-derived ingredients during cooking and baking.
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THE LEGEND AND HISTORY OF BAGEL
Bagels have been associated with Polish culinary traditions for centuries. However, in historical sources, the first mention of bagels comes from an Arabic cookbook, where it is referred to as ka’ak. Only from 1610, mention were made of the bakers of the Jewish...
WHAT IS A BAGEL?
A Bagel is a cooked and then baked ring-shaped, bun-like pastry from the Jewish community of Poland, named בײגל (beygl) in Yiddish and bajgiel in Polish. To this day, the handcrafted bagels in Best Bagel Basilica are shaped in an authentic way...