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Brother Giovanni's Little Reward: How the Pretzel Was Born
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0802854206, Hardcover)Brother Giovanni is a happy man, content to do what he knows best: baking. But all is not well at his monastery, where the monks are trying to teach the children their prayers in time for a very important visit from the Bishop. Having tried everything, they turn to Giovanni -- but he doesn’t know anything about teaching! Eventually, though, Brother Giovanni discovers how to use his gifts to offer the children the perfect motivation.
This vibrant book, which includes a historical note and free recipe, tells the fascinating story behind one of the world’s most popular snacks.
(retrieved from Amazon Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:44 -0400)
Brother Giovanni is a happy man and the best baker his monastery has ever seen, but when he is tasked with preparing the children for the Bishop's visit, he has no luck until he twists some bread dough into a special shape, sprinkles it with salt, and offers it as a reward for learning prayers.
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