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About the Gingerbread (pierniki)

About the Gingerbread (pierniki)

Flour, honey and flavoring…
 

Do you know that the most famous product in Polish town Torun is Gingerbread? They are the town spesialty from the distant XIV century.
 

The recipe if the gingerbread is as old as the city. People say that no stranger should leave the city without trying the gingerbread. In the old times Torun gingerbread had many different shapes – houses, carriages, knights, citysents, hearts and many others…
 

And about the shape of heart there is a beautiful legend. Once apon a time there was a modest worker who was in love whit the beautiful Caterina, the daughter of the baker of the gingerbread. To win her heart and to confess to his future father in low his feelings the young man made a gingerbread in a shape of a heart…