From cooking for the Czech Olympic Team to living the American dream

The local magazine “Mountain Town: Breckenridge” recently published an article which recognized her work and named her: the “Best Baker on the Mountain”. Let us present you this successful entrepreneur, Ema Landis, the owner and executive pastry chef of Mom’s Baking Co., in Breckenridge. KITnDO: Can you introduce yourself, Ema, and tell us how you […]

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BUBLANINA (Fruit Coffee Cake)

“Bublanina” is a light sponge cake with seasonal fruits, typical in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The word “bublanina” comes from the Czech or Slovak word for bubble, probably because the batter bubbles up around the fruit. I like this cake very much because together with apple strudel, it reminds me of my family and […]

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London Bars

Ingredients: Dough: All Purpose Flour (8) oz Powder sugar (2.5) oz Butter unsalted (5.5) oz Egg yolks (3) Lemon zest (1/2) lemon Baking powder (1/2) teaspoon Preserve/jam (16) oz Top Layer/Meringue: Egg whites (4) Sugar granulated (6.30) oz Ground walnuts (6.35) oz Method: Blend the flour, sugar, softened butter Add yolks, work the dough Roll […]

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Poppy seed cake with custard filling

Ingredients: Batter: 8 Egg whites 14 oz / 200 gr powder sugar 7 oz / 100 gr ground poppy seeds 3 tablespoons ground walnuts 3 tablespoon semi-coarse wheat flour (Wondra in the US) Powder sugar (2.5) oz Filling: 23.6 fl. oz / 700 ml milk 10 tablespoons granulated sugar 8 Egg yolks 5-1/2 tablespoons corn […]

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