Led by food historian Deborah Peterson, participants will learn about the history and origins of Elisenlebkuche (better known as molded gingerbread) This hands-on workshop uses traditional molds to make delicious gingerbreads. Information will be shared while we are creating the delicious cookies (known as bread back then). We shall bake until we run out of gingerbread! Participants should bring containers to take goodies home, rolling pins and dish towels. All else is provided.
Workshop instructor Deborah Peterson is an independent historian that has long been interested in the colonial domestic arts. She was a founding member of Past Masters in Early Domestic Arts, a research organization that operated from 1986-2012, and has given programs and workshops at numerous historical organizations. Deborah loves to share her research with others and is pleased to teach this workshop on Elisenlebkuche.
Preregistration is required as participation is limited. A workshop fee of $60 ($55 for members) plus a materials fee of $15.00.