the scent of nostalgia – homemade gingerbread cookies

gingerbread2Very Gingery Gingerbread

I won’t win any awards for decorating cookies, I know!

Never mind, this gingerbread is FANTASTIC. Really easy, very gingery, not too sweet. Just perfect. An ancient recipe. Pretty much no-fail. Even if you over bake it – it still tastes fantastic. It’s good under-baked too – nice and soft. (Good for all those times you forget to set the timer!) The page in my recipe collection is covered in streaks and comments – and little blobs of dough. The page actually smells like gingerbread. And that smell makes me feel all nostalgic. Continue reading “the scent of nostalgia – homemade gingerbread cookies”