My colleague Heidi is a genius. I am not talking about work, even though she is really good at her job. But she is a baking genius. Whether she makes chocolate brownies, scones, or cookies, when she opens the cake box in the office, the masterpieces appear in a shining light of pure culinary pleasure.… Continue reading A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE
After a stressful working week, which culminated in one of those crazy endless fights in which you hear yourself talking like a three years old toddler, you wake up on a Sunday morning with a bitter taste in your mouth. What do you do? You go ACID! No actually first of course you make a… Continue reading ACID QUEEN
When Christmas is approaching, every year at the beginning of December the count of the participants of our quite extended family begins. Then, after my mother, who traditionally hosts the evening, has recovered from the shock of the number (this year we may have beaten our record with 28 adults and 4 children, to say… Continue reading NEW YEAR, NEW CABBAGE
An old Italian saying is “Buon sangue non mente” which means something like “It runs in the family”. Now there are things like the mapping of the DNA, the count of chromosome, the genetic identification of the genealogical tree etc. However formulated, it is always nice to discover unexpected family affinities even with relatives, which… Continue reading Lentils with double surprise
The perfect Braai
With great pleasure I can add another blog post from regular contributor and regular consumer, Alice: Mr. Universe is real. Not the way we all want to believe that Hogwarts is real or that Sailor Moon will save the world from global warming and Trump. Mr. Universe is real. He is half-Ghanaian and half-British, lives… Continue reading Mr. Universe Peanut Soup
Happy New Year! (c)STUDIENMATERIAL Berlin Lo so, in effetti Capodanno è ormai passato da 4 mesi. Anche il nuovo anno cinese (l’anno del gallo, tra l’altro, molto adatto a questa epoca di galletti che fanno a gara a chi fa il chicchirichí più forte) risale a tre mesi fa. Perfino Norooz, il nuovo anno iraniano,… Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!