Today we are looking at Moravian and Bohemian gingerbread designs from the Czech Republic. Back home, gingerbread is eaten year round and beautifully decorated cookies are given on all occasions.
Svatý Mikuláš, or St. Nicholas, also brings gifts in addition to the baby Jesus, but in the beginning of December, on St. Mikulas Day,January 6th. St. Mikuláš is dressed like a bishop in white clothing, rather than in the red Santa suit we are familiar with. Czech.