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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Secrets of the Slovak grandmas … or where you can eat pirohy in New York

Hello readers, Thought it would be great to discover together some of the local New York addresses with family recipes, memories and stories related to them. Let’s start with East-Slovak specialty called “pirohy”, or what is commonly known here as “Pierogies”. When we arrived in New York in 2015, my heart bumped up when I […]

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