More great Bratwurst milestones: reviews in Petits Propos Culinaires, The Oldie and a Sunday Times Food Book of the Year

If this was a tweet, it would include the hashtag #veryhappyauthor: my Bratwurst book kid is indeed doing very well out there in the big wide world. In October the genial Tom Jaine included a very generous review in the » Weiterlesen…

Eating Germany IV: you say Advocaat, I say Eierlikör

What? Excuse me?  You think of Eierlikör aka Advocaat as strange gloopy stuff? Oh please, rethink. After all, mixologists presently revive all kinds of colorful sweet concoctions from Granny‘s and Auntie‘s drink cabinet. Eierlikör is actually a Dutch creation, but counts » Weiterlesen…

Eating Germany I: German Bread – know your Brot from your Brötchen

On this tour around Eating Germany, let’s start with the basics. In Germany this inevitably means bready substances, Brot und Brötchen, bread and rolls. I do apologize for the totally exaggerated length of this entry, but that comes with the subject I’m afraid – the multitudinous variety of bread and rolls in Germany is legendary. » Weiterlesen…