Tag Archives: baking

What now for Baltzersen’s?

Photo os hampers knit by Grandma Baltzersens at Baltzersen's cafe in Harrogate

After almost 3 years of sharing our home on Oxford Street with our evening service Norse, they are relocating to a new site on Swan Road after a very successful Kickstarter campaign. The restaurant reached their target goal within just … Continue reading

Signe Johansen brings hygge to Harrogate

How to hygge in Harrogate event with Signe Johansen hosted by Baltzesren's Scandinavian cafe at Harrogate Theatre

More than a little bit of hygge was in evidence at Harrogate Theatre when we invited Signe Johansen to share the secrets of the popular Scandinavian philosophy with the local community. As all things should, the night began with coffee … Continue reading

Baltzersens on Tour: ‘Cooks’ at Carlton Towers

On Monday, Paul and I ventured out into the Yorkshire moors to visit ‘Cooks’, situated in the magnificent Carlton Towers. The drive was long, but as we turned into an extended, twisting driveway we knew that we were in for … Continue reading

Why Baltzersens are urging you to #ThinkIndie

  Ah, what’s better in life than a lovely warm coffee and a slice of cake in the morning? ‘Nothing,’ I think as I sip on my flat white before I start work for the day. It’s no secret that … Continue reading

Foolproof Scandinavian Cookbooks: Tried and tested by Baltzersen’s

It’s hard to know where to begin with practicing cooking from another culture, especially one as varied as Scandinavia. To help you along we have given you an insight into our trusty reading resources so you can begin to explore … Continue reading

Introducing the Fastelavnsboller

You may have noticed at the beginning of the week a new addition to the sea of cakes and pastries we bake each morning, and you may have found it harder than usual to pronounce the name. Fastelavnsboller, also known … Continue reading

Schichttorte – pronounced “better than it sounds”

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Ever since Mary-Jane first took on the challenge of the Great British Bake Off princess cake, we’ve been trying to bring a piece of the show that ties a whole country together every Wednesday night, to the café. As baklava … Continue reading

Ich bin ein Berliner – The Nordic Doughnut

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After the success of Mary-Jane’s princess cake and Anna’s scrumptious Karelian pasties, we’re pleased to keep this regular column of GBBO/Nordic food fusion rolling. As a result of a national doughnut-frenzy, courtesy of GBBO, we thought some fried pastry comfort … Continue reading

The Baltzersens’ Centurial Recipe Book

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Baltzersen’s may be a young establishment in itself, however its legacy is already centurial. Paul’s grandmother enthused him with a passion for Scandinavian cooking and culture, and a childhood of memories and Sunday brunches has informed what we know today … Continue reading