Wednesday, 24 December 2008

Christmas curiosities

Did you know that.... ?

  • America’s first recipe for Christmas cakes dates back to 1796.

  • In Australia, the turkey is eaten cold.

  • In the old times, sugar was very expensive; therefore, Christmas cakes were a luxury.

  • The first gingerbread man is credited to the court of Queen Elizabeth I, who favored important visitors with charming gingerbread likenesses of themselves.

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