A Month of Christmas: Gingerbread

My mother was a remarkable cook. She particularly shined during the period between American Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, putting together awesome meals and delectable treats. Mom was a generous soul and our friends and classmates benefited from her culinary talents as she baked for endless school activities and neighborhood gatherings. As my birthday was smack-dab in the middle of the holiday season, I always got … Continue reading A Month of Christmas: Gingerbread

Christmas 2017 – Hungary’s Gingerbread Angel (2013)

Thailand might try to emulate Christmas by decorating its Western-styled shopping malls with festive lights, plastic trees, and stuffed Santa Clauses but it fails in the area of holiday treats. There were stacks of candy canes in the main grocery store back in October but none have been seen for at least a month. This week, I went on a self-imposed quest to find something resembling a … Continue reading Christmas 2017 – Hungary’s Gingerbread Angel (2013)