A cake with History

Blattertorte it’s the official name of the cake but for us, here at home, it will always be “Rose’s cake”.

Crunchy, sweet and totally addictive are adjectives that perfectly describe this cake which was a constant presence at the parties of my parents’ friends.

It’s made by Rose, a lovely lady, who without a doubt, is a magnificent cook!! Yesterday I made her a visit and for a few hours, she taught me all the secrets of this cake.

I did not just see, I helped to knead the dough and set up the cake. As the layers of cake were leaving the oven, the kitchen was invaded by a sweet nut scent that anticipated the taste of this delicacy…. Humm delicious!

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