Tag: baking

133 Polish Poppy Seed Cake

I present you all strucla makowa, probably the most beloved (if not always realised) cake in Poland, which - if made well - will steal your heart immediately. 

132 Stained Glass Cookies

Edible Christmas ornaments that stole my heart. Who doesn't love stained glass?

130 Jagodzianki, Polish Bilberry Buns

Love berries? You'll love jagodzianki, too! Plus, the smell of these freshly baked bilberry buns is divine.

127 Gooseberry and Oat Crumble

Simple summer dessert, and a perfect way of using up the abundance of summer fruit. Have yourself a crumble!

125 Rhubarb and Almond Cake.

A healthier version of a classic. Because early summer is all about rhubarb.

Obwarzanek, Krakow’s favourite bake

The symbol of Krakow and (reportedly) the only snack food in the world with few-centuries-old tradition. Introducing obwarzanek, by favourite bread from Krakow.

124 An Impromptu Apple Pie

Apples, raisins and almonds packed into individual pastry cases, topped with almond crumble. Delish!

123 Springtime Simnel Cake

Moist, aromatic and light, this traditional Easter cake will change the way you think about fruit cakes. With an added marzipan layer in the middle, and a layer of marzipan on top, it surely is a showstopper!

Fat Thursday, when everyone in Poland feasts on doughnuts

One of my favourite Polish traditions. Have you had your Fat Thursday's pączek yet?