Gingerbread Cake with Custard Frosting

There are so many delicious must-have sweet-treats and desserts floating around at Christmas time (mince pies, fruit cake, Christmas pudding, yule log…) that the classic Gingerbread Cake sometimes gets over-looked. Often, we opt to get our gingerbread fix from baking cookies instead, which ticks a lot of boxes for me. Yet sometimes, I want all…

Gingerbread Syrup

Baby, it’s cold outside… This is the time of year when the Alpine weather visits Zurich and our little city transforms into Narnia. The mercury has dipped to minus 5, a taste of the cold weather ahead, and everything outside is covered in a blanket of pure white snow. It makes me want to hibernate…

Gingerbread Wookie Cookies

Traditions are fun aren’t they. Or are they? My darling boyfriend has managed to wheedle one into our annual festivities right under my very nose, and now I fear I’m stuck with it forever. It all began when Disney bought the rights to the Star Wars franchise. That’s right folks, Disney have got a lot…