Category Archives: food & food experiences

The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook. —Julia Child

Christmas Leftovers

As everyone, we are now trying to get through our Christmas left overs without wasting anything. So boxing day morning I decided to make our Christmas dinner leftovers into a breakfast of savoury crepes. This is so easy, you can … Continue reading

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Tea from strangers on trains

We had Strangers with Razors during my first weeks in Germany and now nearly four years later the nice ‘born in Southern China, lives & works in Taiwan, went to University in Toronta and identifies as Canadian’ business man in the … Continue reading

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Schnippeldisko

Thursday 8th of May I went to a party, where over 2 thousand people were invited, 538 people RSVP’d yes, and everyone was asked to bring a knife… …and a cutting board. Düsseldorf’s first ‘Schnippeldisko – Krumme Möhren und schräg … Continue reading

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Monday night Marmalade

With a collection of citrus fruits going bad there was nothing else for it but to make marmalade. I’ve made a citrus jam or marmalade (no idea what the difference is or why there is one, must look that up … Continue reading

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A nice bit of crumpet…

It’s funny how not being able to have something, even if you didn’t have it so often when you could get it, tends to make you crave it. In Germany crumpets are not sold in supermarkets (or I haven’t ever … Continue reading

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Anyone would think we’d never lived without plastic!

Having invited Eva-Melina of inglorious plastics over with another friend for a girls evening of cheese, bread, tea and knitting, I committed in my shopping for our fare to going without plastic. I had it all planned out, my cheese man … Continue reading

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Late night chocolate fudge brownie cravings

Last night at 9pm (I know, but it’s late for me) I was overcome with a desire for Ben and Jerry’s chocolate fudge brownie ice cream. Not very logical considering it was 0 degrees out. The craving then moved to … Continue reading

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