RFF#76 – Gingerbread houses became popular after the publication of Hansel and Gretel

It’s all thanks to the Brother’s Grimm who published the story in 1812.

Here’s a picture of me beside a gingerbread house at the Gardiner Museum…

Mary and Gingerbread House

I learned about this fact from: http://easteuropeanfood.about.com/od/crossculturaldesserts/a/gingerhistory.htm

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