Christmas Fruit Cake | This is a Sweet Blog: Christmas Fruit Cake

Tomorrow we celebrate Christmas! To be honest, I am totally confused with the fact how fast the week after New Year has flown by. Holidays make me lazy, especially after such a difficult term. But one of the pleasures of being on holiday is a freedom to loaf around without feeling guilty. And I do! … Read more

Date Sweetened Oatmeal Cookies | This is a Sweet Blog: Date Sweetened Oatmeal Cookies

“It’s been a long day without you, my friendAnd I’ll tell you all about it when I see you againWe’ve come a long way from where we beganOh, I’ll tell you all about it when I see you againWhen I see you again Damn, who knew?All the planes we flewGood things we’ve been throughThat I’ll … Read more

Easter Bread | This is a Sweet Blog: Easter Bread

Easter bread, called Paska, is traditionally eaten in Ukraine during Easter holidays. Interesting that the recipe for it is similar to Italian Panettone, which is baked in Italy for Christmas. The tradition of eating Easter bread comes from religious reasons – Great Lent. Paska is made of all ingredients that are forbidden during the Lent … Read more