Olympia Monthly, The Unruly Kitchen: Of Dutch Flowers and Cinnamon Buns. May, 2016. Then again, sometimes I actually do have the urge to transcend my innate aversion to performing any challenging culinary tasks. I need to make something sweet and warm, to share. I want to bake. A couple of weeks ago, feeling just such a feeling, the idea of Cinnamon Buns hit. I happily stumbled upon a recipe by Danish-English cook Trine Hahnemann, who writes about cakes like Tove Jansson writes about children on a beach: like it’s always the summer after a long Scandinavian winter. Here is my version of her recipe.