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Christmas Pudding!

The traditional Christmas pudding is as essential to the British Christmas as it ever was! But what exactly is a traditional Christmas Pudding? The early Christmas puddings contained meat, usually mutton or beef, as well as onions, wine, spices and … Continue reading

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The forerunner of today’s Lebküchen was called the “honey cake” and its history can be traced back to the Egyptians, the Greeks, and the Romans. They believed that honey, the only sweetener widely available to them, was a gift of the … Continue reading

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I first encountered these spicy, ‘Christmas’ flavoured biscuits when I moved to Hannover in the early eighties. For those of you who do not know Hannover, the main shopping area is a broad street that begins at the main railway … Continue reading

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