Tagged: Christmas

Latvian Christmas decoration - puzurs

Ziemassvētki (Christmas)

Celebration of Christmas in Latvia is rich in tradition with a sprinkling of superstition. Although now Christmas has been tamed down to a quiet family celebration, it used to be...

Gingerbread

Gingerbread

Christmas in Latvia cannot be imagined without baking tray upon tray of gingerbread (piparkūkas). It is a national pastime in the days leading up to Christmas – store brought gingerbread...