Spoonfuls of Germany


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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


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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