How to make Elizabethan Gingerbread. An easy recipe using breadcrumbs.

An autumn afternoon called for gingerbread so I consulted my recipe books to find something suitable. The first documented trade of gingerbread biscuits was in the sixteenth century, where they were sold in pharmacies, monasteries and town square farmers’ markets. Before that gingerbread was made of honey. A medieval recipe from 1430 in Jane Grigsonā€™s … Continue reading “How to make Elizabethan Gingerbread. An easy recipe using breadcrumbs.”