Old Quebec City

Christmas in Old Quebec ~ Joyeux Noël!

Christmastime in Quebec, Canada! This city is about as French as it gets in North America and it’s steeped in interesting culinary tradition. This trip will take us through some fabulous Christmas markets, the famous Fairmont Le Château Frontenac Hotel, and French cooking classes at the world renowned “Ateliers et Saveurs”- not to mention we will get some great insight to the “French-Canadian” way of celebrating Christmas!

Nurnberger Lebkuchen

German Lebkuchen: The Original Gingerbread

Gingerbread men, gingerbread holiday shapes and not forgetting the “granddaddy” of them all gingerbread houses. The making of these holiday cookies are a time honored tradition in many families across the world. The best gingerbread in the world comes from Nürnberg, Germany and is called lebkuchen . This post contains a wonderful recipe for gingerbread and some insight into the lebkuchen of Nürnberg, Germany. Merry Christmas& Happy Holidays!

Roast Pork ( shoulder)

Holiday Roast: Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder – Pear, Ginger Sauce

Holiday season is roasting season! Slow roasted pork shoulder and crackling, accompanied with a pear ginger sauce, is absolutely delicious! Can’t you smell how good this is going to be already? Roasting is a sure and easy way to prepare a delicious meal that can feed a great number of people with minimal work for the cook. Leaving you more time to enjoy holidays!

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