Spoonfuls of Germany


Anniversary Pretzels

Anniversary Pretzels1

Wedding anniversaries have special names in Germany, many of them rather obscure. Being a gardener my favorite name is Petersilienhochzeit (Parsley Anniversary) after 12.5 years of marriage.

Well, my husband and I are past the parsley stage. We met 16 years ago and got married exactly to the day one year later. Continue reading



The wedding cake

Wedding cake

It was the photo of a wedding cake in the shape of a Louis Vuitton suitcase that had my cousin’s girlfriend in Germany in stitches a few years ago. I had emailed her the link to show her how outrageous some American wedding cakes are. Back then I decided that when she and my cousin got married I would make them a wedding cake. Continue reading