Poland's Torun gingerbread: the ancient luxury with a secret recipe
Historic city's baking tradition harks back to the Middle Ages
Thu, Dec 27, 2018 - 5:50 AM
A worker preparing traditional gingerbread cakes in the Kopernik Confectionery Factory in Torun, Poland.
TWO master bakers dressed in white use a long knife to carve a heavy, thick slab of molasses-coloured gingerbread dough out of a huge metal vat, where, like wine, it has been maturing for a few months, deep in the cellar of one of the world's oldest bakeries.