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Bake your own bacon, cinnamon and cumin buns and taste Latvia!

DATE: 27.12.2020, 11:00 AM (LATVIAN TIME)

In Latvia bread is more than food, it is still the essence of life and at the House of Bread (charming country farm near the town of Cesis) we offer visitors to travel back in time in order to experience it. Here you can savor the unique flavors of Latvian bread, and the favorite native comfort food called pīragi – bacon, cinnamon and cumin buns. For locally grown product meals or wine tastings from hosts wine cellar, full of flavors of Latvia, guests are seated to feast at festively covered tables in a 100-year- old barn, surrounded by Latvian song and dance.


Join us at live event on 27.12 at 11:00 am for baking traditional Latvian comfort food bacon, cinnamon and cumin buns! CLICK HERE to join!

The House of Bread – the place for families, friends and colleagues that love hands-on experience, country farm life and traditions! Bake your own bread and taste Latvia!


Dough recipe for Latvian traditional comfort food - bacon buns
The same dough will be perfect for making cinnamon rolls, cumin buns or rhubarb pie.
• 1 cup (250 ml) of milk
• 1 cup (250 ml) of kefir
• 1 cup (250 ml) of water
• 1 teaspoon of salt
• 9 tablespoons of sugar
• 1 packet of yeast (20 mg)
• 2 kg of wheat flour (can also be baked from 1 kg of wheat and 1 kg of barley flour)
• 1 - 1.5 cups (250 – 375 ml) of oil (use neutral oil, with minimal taste or smell)
• 1 tiny sachet of vanillin sugar (5-10 mg)
• 1 egg
• cumin
For filling:
• Smoked meat cut into tiny cubes
• finely chopped fried onions (only if you like them)
• salt
• pepper




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