Tag: home baking

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?

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.

133 Polish Poppy Seed Cake

Introducing 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.

124 An Impromptu Apple Pie

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