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!

Cooking at Sea

Cooking at Sea! – Employment of Cruise Line Chefs

Some of the hardest working men and women I have ever worked with were the ones I worked with at sea. “Culinary Arts” at sea is a whole different ball game than on land. It is a multi-billion dollar a year industry that keeps growing. Jobs and employment opportunities are plentiful, especially for those in the hotel and restaurant industry.

Lake regions of Finland

Finland-“Land of a Thousand Lakes” – Baltic Herring stuffed with Smoked Salmon

Finland is know as the “Land of a Thousand Lakes.” It is the country farthest east in Scandinavia.It is full of natural beauty, and it’s people full of a prideful Scandinavian culture. From the Finnish sauna, to herring markets and information on Baltic sea cruise lines linking the capital of Finland, Helsinki to other Nordic ports of call. This post should be informative and excite people to want to head north to Finland and enjoy a truly special and pure Scandinavian holiday.

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