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.
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”
Week two of Cyprus. I was pretty intimidated by the idea of making this. Baklava was Cyprus’ choice of national dish in Cafe Europe, and it seemed only fair to try it for myself, especially as it was Europe Day last week. Continue reading “Cyprus – Baklava”