Archive for July, 2008
Thursday, July 31st, 2008 Posted in Around Berlin, Booze and Bevvies, Events | 4 Comments »
Well, it's not Oktoberfest -- yet that's probably a good thing. Starting Friday, 1 August and running through Sunday, 3 August is the "Internationale Berliner Bierfestival," the self-proclaimed "longest ... Read more..
Sunday, July 27th, 2008 Posted in Fruits and Veggies, Main courses, Market reports | 1 Comment »
This summer has seen an outpouring of fresh vegetables like I've never seen in 14 summers here. Not only that, the "bio" versions in the outdoor markets are no more ... Read more..
Friday, July 18th, 2008 Posted in Around Berlin, Bread and baking, Ingredients explained, Meats and Dairy, Places, Reader responses, Recommended stores | 1 Comment »
And no, it's not the misspelled name of a northern Berlin kiez. Danielle, a recent transplant from Seattle, writes:
I had a question. Can one find panko anywhere in Germany? I ... Read more..
Friday, July 4th, 2008 Posted in Ingredients explained, Rants and raves, Spices and flavors | No Comments »
A specter is looming over German cuisine: the specter of monosodium glutamate.
Now, it's not my intention to get into the usual thrash about whether MSG is bad for you or ... Read more..