Tag: baking

157 Apple and Peach Cake with a touch of Woodruff

Soft pastry on the bottom, woodruff-infused apples and peaches and a light buttery crumble. I had it for breakfast, lunch and dinner on the day it was baked. No regrets.

152 Shortbread Biscuits with Cornflower Petals

Wildflowers exploded on the meadows, and it proved very difficult to ignore their alluring beauty. Below, the recipe for buttery shortbread biscuits with cornflower petals. If they don’t say ‘summer is here’, what does? Happy baking!

151 Rhubarb, White Chocolate and Oat Crumble Cookies

It's rhubarb season, everyone! The time for fruit tarts, crumbles, cobblers and fruit compotes has officially started. Never thought of adding rhubarb to cookies before, but I'm glad I did. They're awesome!

147 Steamed Yeast Doughnuts with Cocoa Filling (Parniki)

Who doesn't like doughnuts? The problem with them, however, is that they are quite unhealthy, or heavy at least, as most deep-fried foods are. Parniki - the light-as-a-cloud steamed doughnuts that my Mum have been making since as long as I can remember - are my idea for dealing with doughnut craving.

143 Quick Soda Bread (Sodzioki)

Did I say I took a few of my babcia's sodzioki, neatly vacuum-packed, to Japan with me once? Yes, I like them that much. Crazy, no?

Pie. A Global History.

Did you know that ‘once upon a time, everything baked in an oven that was not bread, was pie’? 'Pie. A Global History' by Janet Clarkson recommends itself for a read.

140 Pischinger, a delight from Galicia

This humble chocolate-layered wafer cake is a staple in many Galician households, loved for both: its flavour and simplicity.

Obwarzanek in the Arctic.

Who would have thought that this humble bake from Krakow will have such an international career? A story about food at Polish Polar Station Hornsund.

137 Monas de Pascua

Monas de Pascua are the most adorable Easter buns I have seen so far. And they are delicious, too!