Cherry Bubbly Cake – Čerešnová Bublanina

Yesterday I baked my first-ever  bubbly cake. It turned out delicious. The name of this cake is bublanina, which means, roughly, bubbly cake. It is a light and fluffy coffee cake filled with your choice of fruit. I used my favorite fruits cherry, but feel free to substitute whatever you have at hand. Ingredients: 2 eggs, 1cup…

Marbled Bábovka (Bundt Cake) / Mramorová Bábovka

It’s so easy to bake the Marbled Bábovka and the results are so impressive, that it must be tried by everyone who has a functional oven in the kitchen. Besides, it’s hard to find a simpler and more elegant combination than bábovka and coffee. Marbled Bábovka (Bundt Cake) 2 cups plain flour, plus more to…

Walnut wheels – Orechové kolieska

As I already wrote, I’m from Slovakia. Every sunday in each solvak kitchen smell homemade cookies, gingerbreads, mini cakes that all look and taste delicious. My favourite are Orechové Kolieska (Walnut Wheels) are made with dough called linecké cesto shortbread dough and then filled with walnut stuffing and each is dipped in dark chocolate. I’ll…

Slovak vegetarian food

Slovakia may be a pork lover’s paradise, but vegetarians traveling in Slovakia needn’t worry.There are plenty of meatless options for vegetarians if you only know what to order.  Cabbage, potatoes, and carrots are staples in most dishes, and salads usually consist of tomatoes, cucumber, and onions.  Lunch is considered the main meal of the day, and…

Košice – The City of Peace

Kosice  is the second largest city in Slovakia. The city prides on being known as “The City of Peace” thanks to non-violent ethnic and national tolerance throughout its history. For those who don’t know where Kosice is, all they have to do is to look in eastern Slovakia, near the border with Hungary. But did you know…

Sushi in Buddha Brothers Bratislava

Bratislava, capital of Slovakia hides good restaurants. This time we have chosen to celebrate my B-day with my aunt Alenka in Bratislava , sushi bar called Buddha Brothers. Localization is straight in center of Bratislava so very easy to find. Situated beside of Danube (Park Inn)hotel. This restaurant was a pleasurable surprise when I came…

Bratislava

I have to recognize that many people doesn’t know where Slovakia is.  It’s only 60 kilometers from Vienna, 60 kilometers from the border with the Czech Republic and just a half hour drive from Hungary. Not a bad location at all. This is the best base to stay  if you want visit  all 3 cities….

Museum of the Liptov Village Pribylina

Every year my family goes for vacation to Vysoké Tatry mountains or in last years to Liptov one of the most beautiful and interesting regions of Slovakia. Liptov is surrounded by highest mountains in Slovakia: Vysoké Tatry and Západné Tatry. Is the entry to the highest montains in Slovakia. Three of Slovak`s the most breathtaking caves…

Kotlíkový Gulash -taste of summer

I love summers in Slovakia. The weather is fine, not too hot and the nature is beautiful.  Every summer we prepare with all family  special food called Kotlíkový guláš ( gulash). Goulash is famous soup of hungarian origin . This recipe is slovak ,  gulash made in cauldron outside of the house by my family….

Coconut balls – taste of home in Jordan

I´m traveling a lot and many  times I missing home. Good slovakian food or just any small dessert to taste. In every country there are lots of good sweets but time to time I try to prepare slovak dessert with ingredients similar to ours in  each country where I’m living . In Jordan I found biscuit called…

Synagogue Café Trnava

Trnava is small town near capital of Slovakia Bratislava. Trnava is called also “little Roma” becouse of countless churches. One of them is Orthodox synagogue . This Synagogue was built in the 19th century. Simple building without towers operate according to custom outwardly modest impression but its interior offers visitors an impressive experience. An experience…

Monastery Katarínka – hiden beauty

Katarínka is located in western Slovakia in the forests of the Little Carpathians 20 km north of the Trnava between  village of Dechtice and Naháč, in region of Trnava. I called it hiden beauty  becouse of the position of the ruins. From the surrounding roads KATARÍNKA almost not visible. The fastest route from Trnava leads…