Sweet Traditions: Confections by Hand

Gingerbread Cookies

As evening falls and chilling winds begin to swirl outside, Ivana puts on some soothing music or a good movie and gets down to decorating, a task that brings her infinite joy. “I always forget about time and everyday problems, and I’m back at home, seeing the people who will have my cookies on the table,” she says. “It is my own world, my own kind of meditation.”

Read more in  “Sweet Tradition,” on page 75 in the November/December 2016 issue of Victoria magazine.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Being part Slovak, I can innately appreciate this beautiful and intricate art !

    I somehow can’t imagine eating these gorgeous pieces and would want to use them strictly for decorating the Christmas tree, much like Tasha Tudor did.

    Ummm…. I can almost smell the scent of the gingerbread from here!

    Brandon Hartford
    Te Deum Cottage

  2. We are two ladies from Calumet MI, who love ur tea house, cookies, etc. We were wondering if u have a book on the teahouse, cookies, decorating, etc..

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