January 20th, 2013
A Johnny-cake is a small flat cake (akin to a little pancake) made out of cornmeal, water and salt. They were widely eaten in the U.S. in the 19th century. Johnny-cakes are called hoecakes in the South. The folk tale "Johnny-cake" is almost the same story as "The Gingerbread Man" except that a Johnny-cake is […]
January 15th, 2013
A hoecake is a flat cake similar to a little pancake that’s made with cornmeal. The name comes from the fact that American farmers cooked them right on the end of their hoes over a fire. This type of food originally comes from the Native Americans. Hoecakes were originally made by farmers with just cornmeal, […]
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A Mama Lisa Book
At Mama Lisa's World we love international culture - and we REALLY love cookies! So what could be better than combining the two?
In Cookies Around The World we present a selection of delicious cookie recipes from a diverse collection of countries.
Each includes photographs of the stages of preparation and most include commentary about the role the cookies play in their cultures.
-Pebernodders from Germany
-Kourabiedes from Greece
-Kastengels from Indonesia
-Fave dei morti from Italy
-Polvorones de almendra from Mexico
And many more!
We believe it's important to encourage kids to learn about other cultures. These cookie recipes are a great tool for parents and teachers to do so!
Have fun baking and even more fun eating!
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