The Bagel Legend

The Bagel Legend

It is said that, in 1683, a Jewish baker in Vienna, Austria was looking for a way to thank the king of Poland for having protected his compatriots from the invading Turks. He created a small bread in the form of a stirrup ('beugel', in Austrian German), which pleasantly reminded the king, who loved riding, of his favourite hobby.

Adopted by the Polish, bagels became the official gifts offered to new mothers upon the birth of a child. They are even mentioned in the civil registers of communities of that era. Bagels were also used as nutritious teething rings that babies could easily chew and manipulate.

America did not invent the bagel. They do eat a lot of them though.

Source : The Bagels' Bagel Book by Marilyn and Tom Bagel

Bagels are a traditional breakfast and lunch fare. However can be eaten anytime. Sweet Dream Foods focus is making great bagles and offering where we can Breakfast Bagels, Bagle sandwiches and Bagel burgers your favourite type of bagel. Please refer to our menu

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