Monday, 26 October 2020

'Mářa's Cookbook': Janáček's cook reveals the Czech composer's demanding tastes

Radio Prague |
13 October 2020

Rosehip jam biscuits, crêpe cakes, and "Jewish doughnuts" – these were among the favourite desserts of the world-famous Czech composer Leoš Janáček. Thanks to a cookbook – and detailed notes – kept by the family housekeeper, we can try these old-fashioned delicacies ourselves.