The reason why there have been no new entries on this blog for a long time is not that I have lost interest in German food—on the contrary. I still bake every single loaf of bread we eat, and real bread for me of means German bread. Continue reading
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Wunderbar Together videos feature Spoonfuls of Germany
In September, on a day with glorious early autumn weather, the video team from The Year of German-American Friendship (Deutschlandjahr) came along when I went apple picking at my favorite local orchard, County Line Orchard. Continue reading
American professor in Philadelphia adds gusto to German-American friendship
This is my last blog post for The Year of German-American Friendship. Over the past thirteen months I have profiled people in the US from very different backgrounds and professions: a butcher, a miller, a gingerbread baker, a candy maker, a German food truck owner, the two founders of a döner restaurant chain, a food historian, and a fruit grower – all with a link to Germany.
I am wrapping my series up with Elliott Shore, who epitomizes German-American friendship and is professor of history emeritus at Bryn Mawr College. Shore is an American academic who combines in-depth study of Germany with a strong personal connection to the country. Continue reading