Gingerbread houses

Traditional German gingerbread houses were decorated with icing and candies in a variety of shapes and colours. Replica of Chateau Frontenac created by Jean Soulard, Executive Chef at Chateau Frontenac, Josée Martineau and Yvan Caron for the exhibit, Noël en Allemagne (Christmas in Germany), presented by the Musée de la civilisation in 1994-1995. Gingerbread houses come from German tradition.

House: Benoît Paquet 1986, Chateau : Pierre Soulard, Musée de la civilisation, 1994
Collection : Musée de la civilisation, Québec, Canada

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