Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Fact of the Day: Gingerbread Cookies

The practice of making gingerbread men cookies dates back to the 15th century. Queen Elizabeth I even had some served in her royal court. 

20 comments:

  1. Wow! It has been a very long tradition!

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  2. That's good to know those biscuits have been around for that long.

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  3. They sure lasted through the ages

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  4. wow, imagine that!!!! Those are beauties in the photo!

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  5. I;'ve never had one, ginger ain't so popular not available here

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  6. My guess is that the Queen took their heads first.

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  7. The gingerbread is not popular on my country but I thin are very cute!
    Thanks for share this interesting fact
    xx

    www.sakuranko.com

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  8. Wow, I didn´t know it was so old this recipe. Kisses:)

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  9. Except they call them biscuits instead of cookies. When my stepdad first moved here from England and heard someone refer to "biscuits and gravy," he thought that meant cookies covered in brown gravy!

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  10. How cool. I've never made them myself but I do like to eat them.

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  11. I love a good gingerbread cookie. Hate making them though!

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  12. OOO, I love this...I had no idea they dated back that far. I didn't even realize they had cookie cutters back then. :)

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