Khachapuri is a traditional Georgian dish of cheese-filled bread. The bread is leavened and allowed to rise, and is shaped in various ways, usually with cheese in the middle and a crust which is ripped off and used to dip in the cheese.
Typically, Black Forest gateau consists of several layers of chocolate sponge cake sandwiched with whipped cream and cherries. It is decorated with additional whipped cream, maraschino cherries, and chocolate shavings.
A soft mixture is shaped into cakes and fried until the outside becomes crisp and the centre is warm and creamy. Their simplicity has made them very popular in Eastern Europe when served for breakfast or dessert.
Currywurst is a street food or fast food dish of German origin consisting of steamed, then fried pork sausage (German: Bratwurst) typically cut into slices and seasoned with curry ketchup, a sauce based on spiced ketchup or tomato paste, itself topped with curry powder, or a ready-made ketchup seasoned with curry and other spices. The […]
Chebureki, sometimes spelled chiburekki, is a deep-fried turnover with a filling of minced meat and onions. It is made with a single round piece of dough folded over the filling in a half-moon shape.
This is a classic Bavarian biergarten food combining a few simple ingredients to create a brightly coloured cheese spread with a surprisingly complex flavour.
If you like coleslaw try this German red cabbage salad for a refreshing change. And as an added bonus there’s less of a chance of a foodborne illness (within reason) because there is no mayonnaise or sour cream in the recipe, just vinegar and oil. So bring it on for picnics and barbecues
The universal Czechoslovakian cake, called Bublanina, varies with the season and the fruit that is available. It’s a bit like a coffeecake in texture and is probably why it is sometimes served as a breakfast pastry. Commonly used fruits are raspberries, sweet cherries, tart cherries, plums, nectarines, apricots, strawberries and blueberries.
Smažený sýr or fried cheese is a popular Czech street food and is so easy to make. It can be eaten as an appetiser, side dish, or a vegetarian main course with mashed potatoes and vegetables.
A traditional poppy seed-based dessert from Central Europe. It is most notable in Silesia, where it is served almost exclusively on Christmas Eve (and perhaps on the following days, as long as the supply prepared for Christmas lasts).