In England, gingerbread varies from region to region, sometimes with negligible differences and sometimes with a completely different result. Grasmere gingerbread from Cumbria is the best known. It is a thin but chewy biscuit.
Grasmere is a small picturesque village in the hilly landscape of the Lake District in the north of England. Its surroundings are poetic, so it is not surprising that the poet William Wordsworth took up residence here to write. His sister, Dorothy, wrote in her diary in 1803 that she was going to buy gingerbread for her brother in Grasmere.Read More