When it comes to food, the Czechs are never outdone in terms of flavor. Among all the dishes I’ve tasted, there is not one dish that I didn’t like. But I would say that their best specialty is in baked goods. I love their cakes, pastries and biscuits. However, this good flavor comes with a price — a good load of calories.
One weekend, my boys and I were taking our afternoon coffee and it was then when I realized how much calories those good stuff contain. Take for example this tiny wafer, which is almost the size of a quarter, has a whopping 200 calorie load. They come 5 in a pack. Two packs of this and I’m done with my calorie requirement for the day.
When I was in California, I was working for the top producer of baked goods. No bias, but we/they do make the best baked goods in America. Hoho, one of our/their top-selling line, has 330 calories in a pack. Size wise, the cake is twice the size of this cookie. We almost got crucified for making a product that is loaded with too many calories. Back there, never mind the taste. It is the calorie count that matters.
Albeit now that I am here, counting calories is not one of the things I consciously do. When cooking or baking, flavor is all that matters …. no wonder I am not losing weight.