Hunting for the best honey gingerbread cookies recipe

First time baking gingerbread cookies. I started with searching for the best recipes on the internet. To narrow my search, I focused on Czech websites and the recipes which use honey, not molasses. I tried two different recipes, one from a blogger and one from a quite broadly used website where anyone can share a recipe and … Continue reading Hunting for the best honey gingerbread cookies recipe

Golden rolls

I spent this weekend in London and I was really surprised by the number of lovely cake shops and bakeries. I had a serious problem to choose which one to visit and which cake, muffin or tart to buy. I was in serious danger of sugar overdose. Maybe it’s not that bad, from health perspective, that Prague … Continue reading Golden rolls

Weekend in Brno

No baking in Prague this weekend..but eating in Brno instead. Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic. I love coming back to this charming city where I spent my university years. Brno’s gastro scene has definitely improved over the last few years. It’s not just my personal view, there have been lots of articles written about it. The vast majority … Continue reading Weekend in Brno

Bundt cake (“bábovka”) with walnuts and chocolate

It’s middle of the work week, 8pm, and I would like to bake something….something easy (I would still like to go to bed at a reasonable time:), but delicious. This recipe meets my wishes! Originally shared by Kitchenette, one of the most popular Czech food bloggers. You can find the original recipe here (in Czech only). Ingredients 360 g … Continue reading Bundt cake (“bábovka”) with walnuts and chocolate

Traditional Czech apple cake (“Hraběnčiny řezy”)

I couldn’t think of a better first recipe for my blog than a traditional Czech apple cake. Its name “hraběnčiny řezy” could be translated as countess cake. It is very popular in the Czech Republic, you can find dozens of variations of this recipe on Czech food-related websites. I think that almost every Czech family has its own preferred version of this rich delicacy. … Continue reading Traditional Czech apple cake (“Hraběnčiny řezy”)

Let’s begin!

Let’s begin!…I had to repeat this phrase to myself several times before I finally started this blog. I love baking. I love the process, working with all the delicious ingredients, the final look of the sweet goodies…and of course their taste. So, why not to document and share my experiences? … Continue reading Let’s begin!