Royal icing is a great frosting recipe for cakes and cookies needing detailed decorations that last a long time because it dries very hard. Also works well for decorating gingerbread houses. It works as the glue to hold the house together and for attaching other decorations.
A large Greek olive that can be dark brown, light brown or red in color. It is an oblong shaped olive that is often slit, salt brine-cured, and packed with vinegar and olive oil providing a fruity flavor, similar to a Kalamata olive.