NovElla · Historical · Cinderella

Aschenputtel: A Grimm tale

In this post, we find Cinderella, or Aschenputtel, in German folklore! You can find all my posts related to Cinderella at Introducing Cinderella. Jacob (1785 – 1863) and Wilhelm (1786 – 1859) Grimm, sometimes known as The Brothers Grimm, compiled their collection of fairy tales for an initial publication in 1812. Although more than a… Continue reading Aschenputtel: A Grimm tale

Cinderella · Historical · NovElla

Silhouette of a Fairy Tale

Cinderella has inspired the creativity of countless writers, artists, producers, and others. Fairytale adaptations and art are created using all sorts of different mediums – even paper cutting! In the early days of stop-motion photography, paper-cut figures were used to create cutout animation movies. Charlotte Reiniger (1899-1981) was a German animation pioneer in the nascent… Continue reading Silhouette of a Fairy Tale

Banannabelle · Bars · Butternut Squash · The Hobbit

Butternut Bars

If you’ve read The Hobbit then you know dragons are obsessed with hoarding gold. So sharpen your sword and polish your armor, because Smaug is coming. The rich golden color of these butternut ingots are sure to attract every dragon in town. You don’t need a smithy to forge this treasure for your taste buds.… Continue reading Butternut Bars