We use organic butter and organic, locally produced flour.
At UNNA BAKERY in New York we bake gourmet cookies in small batches. Our artisanal treats are made with only the finest ingredients. We use organic butter, local organic
flour and a local jam with berries from Upstate NY to ensure the flavor and texture of these delicious cookies. No preservatives are added.
My sweet grandmother Rut and her love for baking inspired me to start Unna Bakery.
Our gourmet cookies are made using her traditional recipes passed down through generations. To offer uncompromised quality we use only the best ingredients like organic butter, organic locally milled flour and handmade jam with berries from Upstate New York. Treat yourself to our tasty cookies while enjoying the old Swedish tradition of taking a “fika” (a little break). The Swedish tradition dictates that you should have a cup of coffee or a tea and a cookie at least once a day. Enjoy!
In Sweden a “kafferep” is a women’s only social gathering known since the mid 1800’s. Women enjoyed cookies, drank coffee and spent quality time together. The cookies were homemade and it was important with a nice mix of cookies at a beautifully set table. Preferably with a crocheted tablecloth, flowers and nice porcelain. However, the cookies were the centerpiece.
At the time, this was one of few activities where women could meet without men and children present. Here women found something to be proud of and something to call their own. Some say this was part of the start of the Swedish women’s rights movement in the early 1900’s. The kafferep was the beginning of the “fika”- and café culture that thrives in Swedish homes and cafés today. Historically, the cookies were enjoyed with coffee but they are excellent for your afternoon tea, to pair with wine or champagne and of course with a glass of milk.