Spanish Marquesa Cakes

I was interested in finding new Christmas desserts from around the world, and I came across this traditional Spanish dessert called “Marquesas.”  I was especially thrilled to learn that these cakes use mainly almond flour and are gluten-free.  I was looking for a traditional yet gluten-free dessert for my mom for Christmas, so Marquesas fit […]

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Old-Style Polish Gingerbread Cookies (“Pierniczki Staropolskie”)

Honey-based gingerbread cookies are a Polish specialty.  The city of Toruń is particularly known for their gingerbread cookies.  The cookies date back to the Medieval times–I love them just for the reason!  While Christmas-themed gingerbread cookies are made in our home during the holiday season, these cookies can be enjoyed anytime of year.  Wedel is one brand that we […]

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