Category: Christmas

Spitzbub or Rascal-Cookies

Spitzbub or Rascal-Cookies Spitzbub or Bad Boy Cookies It seems like a lot of effort to make these lovely cookies for a particular bad little boy in the family, but this was indeed the case for these Spitzbub cookies.  Loosely translated from Swiss-German to English, the name spitzbub means more or less, a clever little …

Continue reading

Lemon Curd Poppy Seed Crown

Lemon Curd Poppy Seed Crown A delicious, and memorable discovery I made in our local Swiss papers.  I noticed this recipe and found it irresistible.  I set it aside, and a few moths later, put this recipe to the test.  It has a very European flare with the lemon curd and poppyseed combination, and the …

Continue reading

Nonni’s Twists (cookies)

Nonni Clara:  Cir. 1950’s Nonni’s Twists Yes, these are as proper and delicious as they look!  Doesn’t the picture of these little twists look like proper ladies with their legs crossed?  I so remember these cookies from my childhood.  My Nonni was a northern Italian living in a quaint, neat cottage in Anaheim, California.  Her …

Continue reading

Load more