Home-Made Fudge with Poppy Seeds

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Appears in
Amber & Rye: A Baltic food journey

By Zuza Zak

Published 2021

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At an ice-cream parlour in the small but elegant Latvian town of Cesis I came across Gotina-flavoured ice cream. When I asked what it was, the reply came that it was ‘a very Latvian thing’, so naturally I had to order it, and quickly recognised the taste as that of the krówki (fudge) sweets of my childhood. Later we bought a packet of Gotina from a local shop and, sure enough, only the name was different — the cows on the wrappers, the rich, milky flavour and the gooey texture were a