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dying from christmas… not

After a regime of eat, sleep, eat and sleep I think it’s time for my annual cleanse to take over and save me. Spending Christmas walking, greeting people and seeing the most marvelous corners of Bavaria does not mean that my body excuses the amounts of food and drinks I have dumped into it. In […]

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’tis the season

For all those seasoned enthusiasts who enjoy long conversations by a fireplace here is a recipe that I would like to share with my dear Deutschländers. Tis’ the season to make Eggnog. It is a super delicious North American Xmas cocktail giving people one more reason to drink lovely concocted cocktails. Items you will need […]

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good old times

I love walking. Walking helps things settle in my mind and forces me to take deep breaths. When I lived in Toronto I could often be found walking around Ward’s Island. It’s a short ferry ride from the hustle and bustle of the city. As soon as I would board the ferry I couldn’t wait to […]

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j a c o b s

According to my viewers, my Toronto category has been lacking a bit. So this post is for my fellow Torontonians. Think steak with fries, red wine and dessert. Not bad, right? Now how does this sound: Starter: Caesar Salad prepared at your tableside Main: Wagyu, California Cut Striploin Sides: Duck Fat French Fried Potatoes with […]

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a la tarte

A woman started making quiches and pies. With that vision she opened a charmingly bohemian cafĂ© serving just that. For her, this cafĂ© is a place she has always wanted to run. A la Tarte is more than just a coffee shop, it serves organically made pies, quiches, cakes and cookies made in-house every day […]

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clichĂ© – YES…

Beer beer beer, oh my… So every region in Germany has their own breweries with their own version of what a beer should taste like. Since I live in Köln I am writing about Kölsch, a Kölnian favourite. Description of the beer: mild, crisp and should be served in a test-tube-like glass Price: let’s just […]

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wurst anyone?

I believe each country has a staple which they are defined by. Germany has two staples; wurst and beer. On a sunny autumn afternoon I was taking a walk around a neighbourhood in DelbrĂĽck. Suddenly looking up I marvel to see a vending machine full of wurst and cured meats. I needed to investigate to […]