Definitions for bialybiˈɑ li, ˈbyɑ-
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bi•a•lybiˈɑ li, ˈbyɑ-(n.)(pl.)-lies.
a round flat roll with a depression in the center, often topped with onion flakes.
Origin of bialy:
1960–65; < Yiddish
flat crusty-bottomed onion roll
A flat bread roll topped with onion flakes. Instead of a hole like a bagel, it has a depression in the middle.
Origin: From ביאַלי, from the Polish city of Białystok.
Bialy, a Yiddish word short for bialystoker kuchen, from Białystok, a city in Poland, is a small roll that is a traditional dish in Polish Ashkenazi cuisine. A traditional bialy has a diameter of up to 15 cm and is a chewy yeast roll similar to a bagel. Unlike a bagel, which is boiled before baking, a bialy is simply baked, and instead of a hole in the middle it has a depression. Before baking, this depression is filled with diced onions and other ingredients, including garlic, poppy seeds, or bread crumbs. In 2002, former New York Times food writer Mimi Sheraton wrote a book dedicated to the bialy, called The Bialy Eaters: The Story of a Bread and a Lost World.
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