EXPAT’S CRAVINGS: RHABARBERSCHORLE – RHUBARB SPRITZ

When I'm traveling in Germany and look for a refreshing, non-alcoholic drink with my meal, I ask for Rhabarberschorle (rhubarb spritz). I never liked sugary beverages, and don't care for sweet sodas at all. Rhubarb juice, mixed with sparkling water, is the perfect summer drink, and almost every restaurant in Germany has it on its … Continue reading EXPAT’S CRAVINGS: RHABARBERSCHORLE – RHUBARB SPRITZ

LEBKUCHEN – GERMAN SPICE COOKIES

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts Back home in Germany, I never cared too much for Lebkuchen. They are one of the Christmas goodies that show up earlier and earlier in stores, and I hate being reminded of the cold and darkness of winter, when we still have a gorgeous late summer (and snow … Continue reading LEBKUCHEN – GERMAN SPICE COOKIES

ERRÖTENDE JUNGFRAU – BLUSHING MAIDEN WITH CHERRIES

Light, fruity and lemony - just the right dessert for hot summer days!My family has two favorite summer desserts, both very light, tangy and refreshing.One is the famous Rote Grütze, made of at least three different kinds of red berries, a summer treat so popular that it slowly made its way from Denmark and Northern … Continue reading ERRÖTENDE JUNGFRAU – BLUSHING MAIDEN WITH CHERRIES

KAPUZINERTORTE – A BREMEN SPECIALTY

I just came back from my trip to Germany. It was gray and cold and rained relentlessly for almost two weeks. In other words, typical Hamburger winter weather. Of course, everybody assured me that it had been really nice and warm until just before I arrived. But I didn't come for the weather, I wanted … Continue reading KAPUZINERTORTE – A BREMEN SPECIALTY