Lebkucken are a German spice cookie. Traditionally available at Christmas time, they contain cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, citrus peel. Is your mouth watering yet? They are great with a cup of coffee, tea or a cold glass of milk. Lebkuchen are very dunkable. Yum!!! By the way, any leftover lebkuchen is great crumbled over vanilla ice cream….
Here I am with another recipe for personal food, my FAVE! Creamy walnut tartlets are sweet, crunchy, creamy. They are perfection in a nutshell, excuse the pun! These beauties are a take on a recipe I found in a French cookbook that belonged to my late father. This past summer when I went home for…
Panforte is a traditional Christmas Italian (from Siena in Tuscany to be precise) dessert containing fruits and nuts, and resembles fruitcake, only better! Trust me, this is NOT your grandma’s fruitcake. My German friend Angela said it reminded her of a similar Christmas German dessert called Lebkuchen. Panforte allegedly dates back to 13th century Siena….