The Fresh Loaf

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Just tried Irish Waterford Blaas...

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macette

Just tried Irish Waterford Blaas...

So happy with these this is a very fluffy soft white roll...sold all over Ireland. Just out of the oven won’t know till later about the soft fluffy bit...lol but they look the part....

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mutantspace

theyre a great roll - theyve been given a special status by the EU so technically can only be made in Waterford...they're origin started with the Frnech in the 17th centrury with the term blaa a derivation of the French word for white (due to flour), blanc. 

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macette

I’m only about 300 miles away from Waterford...lol. Can we say “close enough” ....or just call them Irish white bap...lol

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mutantspace

Depends...they’ll kill you if you’re not from waterford and can only be blaas if made in Waterford- I’m in cork and if making the keep it top secret :)

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macette

these are now called floury white baps....lol