This 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.
Now, to Denmark! Home of Lego, Hans Christian Andersen and lots of delicious pastries. The world’s largest romkugler (rum truffle) was made in Denmark and weighed 31kg. The ones I made this week weigh significantly less than that, but hopefully taste as good.
Whilst 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”
Last week I boiled a can of condensed milk for a few hours and it helped me make this wonderful looking thing. Medovnik, or honey cake, is a traditional Czech cake, with variations across other European countries. Continue reading “Czech Republic – Medovnik”
This 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”