Posts Tagged ‘christmas cookies’

Last minute present from the kitchen: Vanillekipferl

Last minute present from the kitchen: Vanillekipferl

Funny how differently I approach the Christmas season from year to year. Last year I started my first christmas baking at the end of September to prepare for my Advent calendar here on Strudel & Cream.
This year Christmas sneaked up on me, at least in the kitchen. I …

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Advent Calendar Day 16 – Lebkuchen hearts

Advent Calendar Day 16 - Lebkuchen hearts

Every year, I am taken off guard in August when the first chocolate-coated Lebkuchen (similar to gingerbread) start selling in the Austrian and Swiss supermarkets. At that time of the year, when there are sweaty hot 30 ºC outside, I am generally dying for …

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Advent Calendar Day 9 – Linzer cookies

Advent Calendar Day 9 - Linzer cookies

Nine days into the Christmas count down I feel it is finally time for Christmas cookies. As an Austrian I was personally “obliged” to start my Christmas baking season with Linzer Augen, which literally translate to …

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