Oct 182012
 
Aachener Printen Christmas Cookie

The German Christmas cookies Aachener Printen is a gingerbread that was created 1820 in the German city Aachen. So what is a Printe? It comes from english “print” and dutch “prent”. Back then they used a special carved wooden model that what used to print the cookies (see picture of the form). Original Aachener Printen … read more …

May 022012
 
Duck Egg Brownies

Do you know that you cannot only use chicken eggs but duck eggs for baking? I was lucky to talk to Katharina Davitt who lives on a farm in Oregon where she keeps Saxony ducks. Saxony ducks are very gentle and smart birds, and love to learn new things.  They are very quiet for ducks … read more …