Tag Archive: recipes

Drunken Pears in Wine (Portugal)

Opité hrušky

We tasted this dessert on our trip in Tomar. It is a small Portuguese town by the river Nabao, with 20 thousand inhabitants only. Nevertheless, it is one of the most interesting places in Portugal. In 2013, The Guardian elected… (READ MORE)

Papos de Anjo (Portugal)
Inspiration from Heaven

If you come to a restaurant in Portugal and you open the menu on the page with typical Portuguese pastries and desserts you might feel like in a medieval monastery. It is because on the menu you will find names… (READ MORE)

Winter Salad with Sprouts
Sprouts in Ancient Egypt

Klíčky

One of the ingredients used in our recipe are sprouts. It is like magic when a perfect miniature version of the grown plant sprouts from such a very tiny seed. Sprouting is the practice of germinating seeds to be eaten… (READ MORE)

Gyuvech with Meat (Bulgaria)
The Legend about Mavrud

Gjuveč

Although white wine is used in our recipe, Bulgaria is famous for its red wines. They say that all Bulgarian songs praise red wine except one. In that song they sing: “Oh, white wine, why are you not red…?“ About… (READ MORE)

Linzer Cookies

Linecké pečivo

Have you baked for Christmas already? I think that Linzer cookies are not missing on any Christmas table not only in Slovakia but in all Central European Countries. When I was a child, a parcel came to us before Christmas…. (READ MORE)

Emperor’s Marble Cake

We know very well, also/especially from films, that the Emperor Franz Joseph I. was very much in love with his wife Sisi. However, there were some other women in his life. One of them was the actress Katharina Schratt (1853-1940),… (READ MORE)

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