November 21st is National Gingerbread Cookie Day! — Foodimentary – National Food Holidays

Here are today’s five things to know about gingerbread: The “gingerbread house” became popular in Germany after the Brothers Grimm published Hansel and Gretel in the 19th century. The term gingerbread is from the Latin term zingiber via old French gingebras, meaning preserved ginger. Catholic monks used to make gingerbread in the shape of angels and saints. A doctor […]

via November 21st is National Gingerbread Cookie Day! — Foodimentary – National Food Holidays

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