Roopa This directly translates to “pepper nuts” and are a traditional European spice cookie. Black pepper used to be very rare and expensive, so this was a special ingredient in a cookie.
Roopa Lebkuchen is a type of Christmas cookie. While they are commonly translated as being gingerbread, this is a misconception as they do not actually contain ginger! The Elisen lebkuchen originated in Nuremberg around 1500, and must contain at least 25% nuts.
Team Shambles The first day of our cheesecake, cremes, and custards course at the Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver was bussssyyyyy. We prepared 3 batches of cheesecake and creme caramel. We mentioned in our post on New York Style Cheesecake that there are different kinds of cheesecake; it turns out that there is way more … More German Cheesecake