Yes, But I Love You, Berlin.

I was feeling pretty good about Munich’s hipness quotient earlier last month. A friend was visiting and we spent a week touring the Viktualienmarkt, hanging around Gärtnerplatz and generally enjoying the sights and sounds of Spring bursting into life in München. We even saw Schweini at BOX, though this was lost on my friend, a…

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Ask Catherine #1 – What is Allspice Called in German and Where Can I Buy It?

Dear Catherine,What do you call ‘Allspice’ in German, and where can I buy it in Munich? Thanks,Desperate in der Küche ********************** Dear Desperate, Contrary to what the name “Allspice” suggests, it is not a mixture of spices, but rather the dried berries from the Pimenta Dioica plant.Allspice is used primarily for cakes and other desserts…

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