Tag: pastry

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.

Horchata de Chufa: Valencia’s tasty secret.

Horchata is one of these things that are a must-try when visiting their place of origin. Have it with fartons, horchata and farton combo doesn't disappoint.

137 Monas de Pascua

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

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. 

130 Jagodzianki, Polish Bilberry Buns

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

124 An Impromptu Apple Pie

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

Fat Thursday, when everyone in Poland feasts on doughnuts

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

104 Savoury madeleines with black pepper, sage and parmesan

My first ever take on savoury baking. Turns out, madeleines taste great with sage, parmesan and black pepper.

97 Swedish cinnamon pastry

Recipe for the Swedish Cinnamon Pastry, plus a few words of my favourite childhood novel 'The Sic Bullerby Children'. Enjoy the read!