Category Archives: bookish cooking

Neri’s Krupni-cake: a yuletide Out of the Books Experience

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Blessed Yule, and more Seasons Greetings, Bookwyrms! Back in October, I listed some of my favorite fictional treats, including a spiritually spiked log cake that inspired me to make my own Lithuanian Christmas version.  A quick … Continue reading

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Literary Candy Crushes

Last year, Tor.com posted an article on the evolution of “Fantasy Candy Kingdoms” in children’s literature — from Hansel and Gretel’s gingerbread house to Seanan McGuire’s world of Confection in Beneath the Sugar Sky (hello, TBR pile!) Upon re-reading the article, … Continue reading

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