Czech Christmas Bread (Vánočka)

Many countries have their own version of a traditional Christmas cake or bread. Germany has Stollen, Italy has panettone, England/New Zealand/Australia has a dried fruit Christmas cake, and the Czech Republic? They have vánočka. What is Vánočka? Vánočka (vah-NAWTCH-kah) is a sweet, braided bread eaten at Christmas time (vanoce) in Czech Republic and Slovakia andRead more

Czech Baking Ingredients

Perhaps not so surprisingly, baking ingredients was the first thing on my shopping list when it was time to go to the supermarket for the first time after moving to Brno. It was then that I realised I was going to have to learn some new Czech baking ingredient vocabulary pronto. There seemed to beRead more