Estonia – Purukook

IMG_5992tThis week we travel to Estonia, champions of wife-carrying (it’s a sport. No. Seriously, it is). Estonia is also the home of Skype, and the highest number of meteorite craters per land area in the world.

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Breakfast Biscuits

IMG_5926tWhilst I’ve been doing all this Brexit Baking, I’ve also been working on some breakfast biscuits. I eat a lot of ‘breakfast biscuits’, the biscuits you buy that are sandwiched together with chocolate, and make you feel like you’re having dessert for breakfast (something I am thoroughly in support of). But they’re all individually wrapped, and that’s a lot of plastic, and a fair amount of money, not to mention a lot of random ingredients including palm oil that I’d rather not have. So I decided to make my own.  Continue reading “Breakfast Biscuits”

Czech Republic – Koláče

IMG_5845tThis week we venture to the Czech Republic, where I have found myself relying a little too heavily on the questionable products of Google Translate. I thought the most accurate recipes would be in Czech, and so I found a couple of recipes, but the problems started when I turned them into English. So this week, I’ve made “best bloated cakes” with “water filler”, more commonly known as koláče. Continue reading “Czech Republic – Koláče”