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

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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.

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