Apple Pancakes (Placki z Jabłkami)

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Sweet Cheese Crepes (Naleśniki z Serem)


Naleśniki are a basically the Polish version of French crepes. I guess these are also like blintzes (?) but I won’t try to wrap my head around the differences, if there are any (I actually think they are the same). I simply know them as naleśniki and they are fantastic! Continue reading

Orange Lemon Olive Oil Cake


This cake is so full of citrus flavor and is not too sweet! It is also extremely moist because of all the kefir and olive oil in it. In my opinion, this is a nice break from all the desserts out there that don’t seem to have any flavor other than that of…sugar. Anyway, this cake goes pretty quickly around here, so I better go get some!
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Farmer’s Cheese and Raisin Pancakes (Syrniki)


Batter Ingredients (makes about 12 pancakes):

  • 15oz of farmer’s cheese or 2 packages (twarog)
  • 4 eggs
  • ¾ cup of unbleached flour (+ another ⅓ cup for dusting the pancakes)
  • 2 tbsp of sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • zest of 1 lemon or half and orange
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 4 tbsp of olive oil or butter (coconut oil could be a good substitute)

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