Category Archives: Dessert

Summer baking: blueberry/ raspberry cake

Last month, we came home to Prague from the family’s summer house in the southern part of the country carrying boxes of freshly picked fruits and vegetables. The raspberries were picked from the garden and from the side road leading … Continue reading

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Christmas baking: Chocolate chip cookies

I can’t believe I left my blog unattended for over a month!  I had a few sewing projects since the last update but just didn’t find the time to sit and write them down.  I also came up with a … Continue reading

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Fresh cherry cake

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It’s that happy tummy time of the year again when cherries are aplenty.  We had a huge basket of freshly picked ones from the summer house garden that I just had to bake a cherry cake. This recipe is from a … Continue reading

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Crinkles

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I don’t know why I didn’t bake crinkles often before.  I actually just baked them once years ago when I was still learning how to make something edible and I couldn’t remember if it was a success or not.  Ok, … Continue reading

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Traditional Czech Christmas cookies: Medvědí pracky

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In the Czech Republic, most people – ok, maybe even everyone – would get crazy baking cookies at Christmastime as if they were all on a mission to feed the world.  As of this writing, my mother in law has … Continue reading

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Traditional Czech Christmas cookies: Vanilkové Rohlíčky

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So it will be Christmas soon again.  My husband and I started our Christmas baking early this year.  Unlike each year before when we always started with Linzer cookies, this time our first batch is called Vanilkové Rohlíčky which roughly … Continue reading

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A dessert without a name

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Here’s one sweet treat I came up with which badly needs a name.  Few people have already asked me what it’s called and I brilliantly replied ” uhm, a dessert?” You can say it’s a distant cousin of the Filipino … Continue reading

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