Pepparkakor #TwelveDaysofSanta

by Anne Papina on November 20, 2013

Gingerbread is practically synonymous with Christmas, and nothing quite beats that aroma wafting through the house. Whether it’s in the form of a gingerbread cake, a funny little man, or a house, Christmas wouldn’t be the same without it. And in Sweden, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without Pepparkakor–a crisp, thin cookie/biscuit spiced with ginger, cinnamon, […]


Apple Gingerbread Upside-Down Cake

by Anne Papina on September 27, 2013

What is it about fall that sends us into baking mode? Does that nip in the air propel us to the kitchen, whisk in hand? Gearing up for the holiday season to come? Meanwhile the markets are brimming with pumpkins and other squashes that work oh-so-well with sweet spices. And of course there are the […]


Honey Gingerbread

by Anne Papina on January 5, 2007

(ARA) – Nothing compares to the warm, sweet aroma of freshly baked treats on a cold winter day. From gingerbread cookies to pumpkin spice bread, desserts are one of the hallmarks of this festive time of year. This holiday season, be sure to spoil your family and friends with extra moist and flavorful cookies, cakes […]


Upside Down Apple Gingerbread

by Anne Papina on October 20, 2001

Talk about comfort foods… YUM. This makes the perfect use of apples as we head into a chilly winter. The recipe below is a twist on the version I found in the book The Passionate Palate: Recipes for Cooking Up a Delicious Life.