Vegan Easter Babka

This light, sweet Polish bread is similar to brioche, and is traditionally eaten on Easter morning. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Additional time: 2 hours + Serves: 15 Difficulty: Moderate Ingredients 3 tablespoons of lemon juice 160g/5½ oz/a cup of raisins 2 teaspoons of active dry yeast 3 tablespoons of ground flaxseedContinue reading “Vegan Easter Babka”

Vegan Krupicová Kaše

Krupicová Kaše is a Czech porridge, consisting of milky semolina topped with copious amounts of butter, chocolate, cocoa powder and icing sugar. It can be eaten for breakfast or dessert and is also a popular baby food! Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 2 Difficulty: Easy Ingredients For the porridge: 500ml/5dl/just underContinue reading “Vegan Krupicová Kaše”

Nürnberger Lebkuchen

These traditional Bavarian Lebkuchen are easy to make and perfect for Christmas! Preparation time: 40 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Makes: Approx. 15 biscuits Difficulty: Moderate Ingredients For the Lebkuchengewurz: 3 teaspoons of ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon of ground ginger ¾ teaspoon of crushed cloves ½ teaspoon of ground cardamom ½ teaspoon of ground nutmegContinue reading “Nürnberger Lebkuchen”


Käsknöpfle is a traditional Alpine dish made up of delicious pasta dumplings, topped with melted cheese and caramelized onion. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Difficulty: Moderate Ingredients For the Knöpfle: 500g/18oz/4 cups of plain flour 8 eggs A pinch of salt A pinch of nutmeg 200ml/1dl/1/5 pt/just under half a cupContinue reading “Käsknöpfle”

Bryndzové Halušky

Bryndzové Halušky is the ultimate comfort food: potato dumplings smothered in salty sheep’s cheese and topped with crispy bacon. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 Difficulty: Moderate Ingredients 750g/26.5oz/3 cups of russet potatoes 250g/9oz/2 cups of plain flour 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt 300g/11oz/2 cups of Bryndza or goat’s/sheep’s  cheese 200g/7oz/1Continue reading “Bryndzové Halušky”

Salzburger Nockerl

This light and fluffy dessert really melts in the mouth! Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 3 Difficulty: Moderate Ingredients 5 eggs, separated Pinch of salt A dash of lemon juice 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar 1 tablespoons of plain flour 2 tablespoons of icing sugar RaspberryContinue reading “Salzburger Nockerl”


There’s a lot of history behind Piernik: it’s Polish gingerbread, which is traditionally eaten at Christmas. Piernik comes in many shapes and sizes, and some versions can be left to mature for months or even years before being baked. This quick version is a soft cake, flavoured with gingerbread spices and plum jam, and decoratedContinue reading “Piernik”