Day: September 13, 2009

Romanian-Canadian immigrant brings Kurtos Kolac to Vancouver

Romanian-Canadian immigrant brings Kurtos Kolac to Vancouver

From Transylvania, the land the gives us Count Dracula, come Kurtos Kolak. It’s been called Kurtos Kolac, Kurtos Kolacs, Kurtos Kalac, Kurtos Kolak, or Kurtus cake, Chimney cake. Originating from Eastern Europe, the Kurtos bread or cake has been traditionally sold at food fairs. Basically, it is made with a sweet bread dough rolled flat, cut into thin little strips, then wrapped around a wooden cone with a handle. The dough is then coated with sugar and the forms placed on a barbecue over heated volcanic rocks.