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An Ongoing Guide to German Sausages

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A wooden German Christmas ornament

A Very German Christmas

Since moving to Wiesbaden in 2010, my husband and I have split our Christmasses evenly between Germany and England.  Sometimes we’ve done it quite literally, spending Heiligabend (24th December) in Mainz, opening our presents in the…

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A few (more) words on White Asparagus

I realise it’s been a little quiet round here of late, but it doesn’t mean I haven’t been up to things elsewhere: amongst other things, I’ve just had an article (and two recipes) published in The Guardian…

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An open jar of homemade Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut (Recipe)

Learning to like fermented cabbage has been a lengthy process for me.  I never managed to clear a plate of the French version, choucroute, whilst living in France, and I remained suspicious of the…

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