Just a Bit of Love through Cake Layers: Zserbo, the timeless Classic

Zserbo is a classic Christmas-spreader of joy. It is a cake with all things good…walnut, jam, chocolate, meringue…Emile Gerbeaud, the creator of this cake, was a Swiss confectioner, who arrived in 1889 to work as a partner in a famous Budapest café, which he overtook and which is nowadays called “Gerbeaud”. Zserbó szelet (literally “gerbeaud […]

Merry Macarons: Mixed Spice Magic

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” Charles Dickens Mixed spice…this spice is really the essence of Christmas. When it slowly heats up, mixes with honey and fills the house, majority of people instantly think of winter celebrations… The blend is called on a variety of names […]

The Scent of Christmas Love: Traditional (Honey) Gingerbread

“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” Victor Hugo   Gingerbread is an ancient tradition that is still flourishing in many European countries. The oldest gingerbread molds found in Hungary were made more than two thousand years ago, and today’s tradition of gingerbread goes back all those years. In the beginning, the […]