German Spice Cookies (Spekulatius)

Four German Spice Cookies (Spekulatius) with sliced almonds decorating the tops, piled decoratively on a white plate with a dark blue and white tea towel under one side of the plate.

Here I am sneaking in one more cookie recipe before it’s officially Christmas! These German Spice Cookies, or Spekulatius as they are called in Germany, are another cookie that my Oma has been making for as long as I can remember. When I was little they were probably my least favourite cookie that appeared inRead more

Traditional Tourtiere Pie with Flaky Spelt Pie Pastry

Traditional Tourtiere Pie with Flaky Spelt Pie Crust | Accidental Artisan

Most of the recipes I have posted here have been handed down through my Oma to my Mom to me. Not this one! šŸ™‚ ThisĀ delicious traditional tourtiere pie is one my Mom did make every Christmas, however, it is originally a recipe from my grandmother (my Dad’s mom) who made it every year for myRead more

German Fruit and Nut Bread (Swabian Hutzelbrot)

Two small slices German Fruit and Nut Bread (Swabian Hutzelbrot) on a white plate.

Last year around this time I heard my Mom mention the word “Hutzelbrot”, that she was going to make it and that is was one of my Oma’s favorite Christmas goodies. Of course, I was intrigued. I remember how surprised Oma was, she practically squealed with glee to receive it. However, after I found outRead more