Ilus Eesti, beautiful Estonia. My family's homeland. Estonia's countryside and people have an endearing gentleness about them which you fall in love with slowly and imperceptibly. I have nothing but respect and admiration for Estonians' courage and determination to survive despite centuries of repression, tyranny and foreign occupation. This blog showcases all the things I love about Estonia and seeks to enlighten readers about everything this unique country has to offer.
Tuesday, 9 February 2016
Shrove Tuesday / Vastlapäev
While people around the world will be enjoying pancakes today, Estonians will be indulging in Shrove buns instead. In nearby Germany people will be eating a similar treat called 'Krapfen' which is a donut-like bun with a sweet filling.
Estonian food website Nami-Nami has many great recipes. Here's one for dainty Shrove buns: HÕRGUD VASTLAKUKLID