Italy: Sfogliatella Ricca

Welp. This was the first recipe on this adventure that I pretty much failed at on the first try. My first attempt was less than satisfactory, so I made it a second time. And they’re still not correct, they’re a bit closer! Oh, Italy. Italia. *sigh* What a great place. I had the privilege of spending…

Switzerland: Berner Mandelkranz

Switzerland!!! What a beautiful little country! I had the pleasure of spending a short time there with my bff as we traveled to a few countries in Europe, and I wish we had more time there! SO PRETTY!! We flew into Geneva, traveled to Bern and then to Zurich, making quick visits to Emmental and…

Austria: Kardinalschnitten

Austria! One place I definitely would love to visit one day! A land of beautiful scenery, silky chocolate, and the Sound of Music!! haha. And also delicious baked goods. Let’s do our Austrian current events! -Since the 2016 Summer Olympics are happening right now in Rio, I thought I’d give an update on how Austria…

Czech Republic/Slovakia: Malovana Rolada

Czech Republic and Slovakia! I decided to do them both together since it wasn’t too long ago that these two countries split into their current respective territories. From what I understand, “Malovana Rolada” pretty much means “painted roll.” I had a small selection of other Czech/Slovakian recipe options to try, but as soon as I…

Poland: Povitica

Polaaaaand!! Once again, I am shown how little I know about most European countries, as I make my way through another one that I know very little about. Here is the extent of my knowledge/experiences having to do with Poland: ->Auschwitz, and other very sad Holocaust history 😦 ->I interviewed and staged at a Polish…