Pane di Pasqua

Pane di Pasqua

Easter is round the corner! In my home country of Argentina, everyone celebrates religious holidays like Palm Sunday, Easter, and Christmas, even if you’re not particularly religious. With the heavy Catholic influence from Spain and Italy since the very origins of the settlements on the River Plate, a lot of Catholic traditions have become embedded [...]

Marzipan Advent Bread

Marzipan Advent Bread

Few memories are as dear to me as the one in which my Danish Grandmother Estrup taught me how to make bread. My Granny and I have always had a very special, unique bond. Growing up, I spent tons of time at her house helping her with her vegetable garden and flower beds, playing with [...]

Quarkbrötchen

Quarkbrötchen

Is there anything more inviting than the aroma of freshly-baked bread right out of the oven in the morning? I adore bread and had the good fortune of grandmothers and mothers who baked it daily at home. It’s the best way to start the morning, especially paired with a hot cup of strong coffee. However, [...]

Lussebullar

Lussebullar

Did you know today is St. Lucia’s Day? Every December 13th in Sweden, the arrival of St. Lucia is celebrated with a feast. I learned about St. Lucia’s last winter, in 2018, when visiting the American Swedish Institute at the Turnblad Mansion in Minneapolis. We attended a live youth choir performance and thoroughly enjoyed the [...]