ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Eastern European Pastries from Grandma's Recipe

New York, United StatesPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Lenka

90 mins, Hosted in English, Czech and Slovakian
Join online
Meet your host live on Zoom.
Up to 8 people
Private groups available for up to 100.
Czech cuisine

What you'll do

Let's have fun & travel to Slovakia!
(at least with our taste buds and the best traditional pastry :)

**NOTE: CONTACT ME FOR SPECIAL RATES FOR BIG GROUPS & COMPANIES**

During this online baking class, I'll teach you step-by-step how to make the TWO most delicious traditional pastries from scratch:
--> Koláče - traditional sweet-filled buns &
--> Babka - sweet braided bread

This is a VERY interactive class with YOU being able to bake, learn, and make the most of it. It is a relaxed, super fun yet educational class packed with plenty of tips on how to work with yeast-based doughs. During the class, I will be sharing about our rich culinary heritage & food customs

WHAT WE'LL DO:
1. We'll start by explaining a bit about the ingredients with a focus on yeasts as there are certain rules to be followed anytime you're baking with them
2. We'll move on with preparing the dough, give it some time to rest and in the meantime, we'll prepare fillings
3. Lastly, we'll proceed with filling, shaping, baking, and of course, tasting :)

PLUS: After the class, I'll send you THREE more traditional recipes that you can make with the very same dough. Yum :)

This experience is GREAT FOR GROUPS and TEAM-BUILDINGS as well. Reconnect with your team, have fun and enjoy delicious pastries afterward​ - by today I had a chance to teach teams from companies like Grammarly, Google, Airbnb & many more
Let's have fun & travel to Slovakia!
(at least with our taste buds and the best traditional pastry :)

**NOTE: CONTACT ME FOR SPECIAL RATES FOR BIG GROUPS & COMPANIES**

During this online baking class, I'll teach you step-by-step how to make the TWO most delicious traditional pastries from scratch:
--> Koláče - traditional sweet-filled buns &
--> Babka - sweet braided bread

This is a VERY interactiv…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book for a private group
    Lenka can host private groups of any size, up to 100 guests. Private group rates start at ₹17,027.

What to bring

  • Laptop/ PC/ iPad to join the class online
  • Equipment: Oven, Kitchen Scale or Measuring Cup, Baking Pan, Rolling Pin or Wine Bottle, Mixing Bowl, Knife, Plastic Wrap or Clean Towel
  • Ingredients: Flour, Sugar, Milk, Yeasts (Fresh or Dry), Eggs, Butter, Lemon, Salt, and some ingredients for the filling (all ingredients and amounts will be specified upon booking)
  • Good mood and enough time for baking :)

Meet your host, Lenka

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 283 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Ahoj! My name is Lenka and I am a passionate baker & baking instructor from Slovakia. My main focus in baking is where my roots are - in Slovak, Eastern European & Russian cuisine.

I am proud that my traditional bakes were featured in NY Times magazine and the class on Kolaches & Babka was rated one of the best online baking classes in the U.S. according to PureWow.

I write and share about our rich culinary heritage on my blog www.wandering-senses.com and IG @bakewithlenka

My love for baking goes back to the days when I was a small girl helping my grandma to knead the dough sitting on her knees. Since then I've had a chance to bake for hundreds of customers and to share my knowledge via baking classes with countless companies
Ahoj! My name is Lenka and I am a passionate baker & baking instructor from Slovakia. My main focus in baking is where my roots are - in Slovak, Eastern European & Russian cuisine.

I am proud that my traditional bakes were featured in NY Times magazine and the class on Kolaches & Babka was rated one of the best online baking classes in the U.S. according to PureWow.

I write and share about our rich culinary heritage on my blog www.wandering-senses.com and IG @bakewithlenk…
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Tue, 27 Jul
From ₹17,027 per group
10:00 am - 11:30 am (EDT)
Private groups only
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Wed, 28 Jul
From ₹17,027 per group
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (EDT)
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Thu, 5 Aug
From ₹17,027 per group
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (EDT)
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Rated 4.99 out of 5 from 283 reviews.

Becki
June 2021
I’ve enjoyed many babkas in my life and have always been curious how they were made. When the opportunity presented itself to do so (and get in touch with my Slovak heritage) how could I say no? The kolaches were an extra bonus - yummy!
David
June 2021
Lenka was a great host, the Babka was truly delicious and the class was a lot of fun. I took this class as part of a team building event with co-workers. Lenka was super accommodating in dealing with shifting head counts, last minute schedule changes and dietary restrictions. She was also real pro once class begin. She looked at everyone's dough as we moved through class, letting them know when they needed a little more flour, a little more butter, etc., to help make sure that everyone's babka came out as delicious as possible. I would highly recommend this class to others.
Lenka was a great host, the Babka was truly delicious and the class was a lot of fun. I took this class as part of a team building event with co-workers. Lenka was super accommod…
Levon
June 2021
Absolutely loved the experience with Lenka! She was great at keeping our group on track and provided very helpful feedback at every step of the baking process. I'm a fairly experienced baker, and appreciated getting a few new tips from the experience. And the baked result was gorgeous and delicious!
Absolutely loved the experience with Lenka! She was great at keeping our group on track and provided very helpful feedback at every step of the baking process. I'm a fairly experie…
Matt
June 2021
Did this class with work and absolutely loved it! Lenka was an awesome instructor and helped us all make super delicious treats! Highly recommended to anyone remotely interested
Joshua
June 2021
Lenka's class was great - she personalized the recipe for some of us who were unprepared with ingredients, and the sweets we made were delicious.
Michael
May 2021
Lenka was a fantastic guide, attentive to all participants, and managed to help us all get thorough preparation of two separate pastries. Highly recommended!

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    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (EDT)
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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.