I'm lacking in stamps for this week's theme of Foods of the World but for those with a sweet tooth here are some Bagværk which Google translates as baked goods. This may make more sense than its translation of the other words on the miniature sheet - 'hyggestunder en mørk tid' - candlestick a dark time. I make a guess that this may be something to do with the Danish word, hygge, cosyness, which has a deeper meaning in their culture, something like the warm glow of candlelight and enjoying the good things of life with friends and family perhaps around a table with lots of food and sweet things. These are Christmas Biscuits. To my eyes they look like gingerbread men but in Denmark it takes a different twist for these are
2015: Christmas Biscuits
honey cake man, honey cake heart and honey cake woman. The recipes for these can be traced back to the middle ages, today they are decorated with icing and can be hung on the Christmas tree. The advice is that the full flavour of the honey first appears after a week so bake in advance of Christmas.