trdelnikTrdelnik  - Photo courtesy of Wise Monkeys Abroad.

I love the picture above that my friends at Wise Monkeys Abroad took.  I love how the focal point – the taxi – peeks through the trdelnik.  You do know what a trdelnik is, don’t you?  Don’t worry – I had to look it up, too.

Trdelniks are pastries made of dough that is wrapped around a cylinder and roasted.  They are often sold hot with a dusting of cinnamon, sugar, and nuts.  While they are enjoyed in Europe, can you narrow down the country in which the Wise Monkeys Abroad enjoyed them?

Here are some clues:… 

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