Category: Desserts

Christmas, Culinary world trip, Desserts, Germany, Special occasions, Sweet breads, Winter

German Fruit Bread​ (Früchtebrot)

This German fruit bread has the perfect balance between mild sweetness and an amazingly rich flavor. It’s bursting with dried fruit, infused with rum, for an extra festive touch.  Hazelnuts and almonds give it a nice crunch and a hint of a nutty taste. Stored in an airtight container or covered with a cloche it […]

Desserts, Easter, Poland, Recipes

Polish Easter Babka

This cake is traditionally baked in the Christian regions of Eastern Europe for Easter and is one of the typical Easter foods being blessed on Holy Saturday. The blessing of the Easter food or the “Swieconka” is a tradition dear to the heart of every Pole. Being deeply religious, he is grateful to God for […]

Desserts, Italy

Cranberry-Pine nut-Biscotti

  Biscotti – here a classic version with cranberries and pine nuts- are italian biscuits (cookies). The word originates from the medieval Latin word “biscoctus”, meaning “twice-cooked.” It defined all oven baked goods that were baked twice, so they were very dry and could be stored for long periods of time. Such nonperishable food was particularly useful […]