Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Kräftskiva – A Swedish Crayfish Party in SoCal

Outside of Louisiana, Sweden is probably the only place where crayfish are widely consumed. Crayfish or  Kräftor have been eaten in Sweden since the 16th century. According to the official website of Sweden, it was a sought-after delicacy enjoyed only by aristocracy until the mid-19th century when its consumption spread to the middle classes and [...]

Daring Bakers: Dobos Torte

The August 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Angela of A Spoonful of Sugar and Lorraine of Not Quite Nigella. They chose the spectacular Dobos Torte based on a recipe from Rick Rodgers’ cookbook Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Caffés of Vienna, Budapest, and Prague. Definitely intimidating at first glance, especially with those [...]