Spoonfuls of Germany



vanilla-crescents-1The terrorist attack on the Christmas market in Berlin yesterday taints with blood the image of Germany’s idyllic Christmas markets, which are famous around the world for their magic atmosphere. Christmas markets are an inseparable part of Germany’s Christmas traditions. You simply cannot visit Germany around Christmastime and not visit a Christmas market. Continue reading


Springerle, the edible gems

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From our daily bread to the marzipan-covered wedding cake I made for my cousin based on Henriette Davidis’ 19th-century cookbook (which took me three days), there aren’t many things I have not tried in German baking. Springerle is one of them. Continue reading