Blueberry cake

For this birthday cake I wanted to avoid heavy buttercream. This mascarpone-based frosting tastes lighter, especially if the mascarpone is partially replaced by quark cheese, and allows the taste of fresh blueberries, blueberry jam and juice to really stand out. Ingredients (for three-layers cake*) 6 eggs, room temperature 220 g caster sugar 180 g plain … Continue reading Blueberry cake

Czech poppy seed roll

This roll went so fast that I almost didn’t manage to take some pictures of it. Great success, the whole family liked it, so I am going to make this one again soon. This is another Czech traditional recipe. Although you can find similar ones in the kitchens of the surrounding countries. I love yest dough … Continue reading Czech poppy seed roll

Sweet (Easter) bread

I know I am too late with this Easter-themed recipe and it’s almost like sharing a recipe for Christmas cookies in the middle of July. But I think it is still worth sharing it with you as it would be a shame to anyhow limit enjoying this tasty, rich, brioche-like bread only to Easter. It can be a perfect part of your … Continue reading Sweet (Easter) bread