Latvian Rye Bread Trifle with Summer Berries

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Amber & Rye: A Baltic food journey

By Zuza Zak

Published 2021

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On our Baltic tour, Riga was by far the most imposing place — everywhere else felt quiet by comparison. And it was here, in the Art Nouveaux district, that my foodie friend Linda took us to a cafe to try the best Latvian rye bread pudding (rupjmaizes kārtojums) in the city. It turned out to be like a sophisticated version of trifle, and I ate it with glee, relishing the variety of tastes and textures. This is my interpretation of that dessert, and it’s an ingenious way of using up le