Second Sunday in Advent

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Lussekatter, usually makes its appearance on St. Lucia which is 13 December.
Text and Photo © JE Nilsson & CM Cordeiro 2011

There are definitely some things more than just tradition when it comes to cooking and preparing during the Advent weeks that lead to Christmas. It’s in the air, a solemn feeling of silent expectation.

In all of this, I find it very much soothing to the busy mind, all too often kept spinning by the daily transactions, to relax and just spend the whole day baking.

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Lussekatter gets its golden yellow from saffron.

On the list of things already baked… saffron buns and the very Christmas staple – gingerbread cookies.

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Gingerbread cookies

Here’s wishing all friends and readers a pleasant festive season, and a peaceful Advent leading up to Christmas.

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