Not really a fashion post but a superficial one.

So, next friday am I invited to a German event called Bundes Presse Ball. I normally like the question “What am I supposed to wear?” but this time I was not really sure (even more fun of course). Some Berliners say it is really formal. But to me, a ball with “smoking” as the dress code in combination with being … Read More

ElmlidNot really a fashion post but a superficial one.

Mosel – Hilfe!

On wednesday I am driving through Saarland and along the river Mosel. I am searching for wine of course. What am I not allowed to miss? I am so thankful for your help! Wines I have laying around at home and that I have liked are: and, less exciting, but a wine I might save for a wednesday night sushi … Read More

ElmlidMosel – Hilfe!

München, I have Bread for you on Sunday

On my way into the mountains I will stop by in München tomorrow. With me I will have one Rye Bread and 2 wheat sourdough. The Bread is baked with all through Bavarian flour (some from Dinkelsbühl and some from south of Fischbachau). Please let me know if you are able to meet up tomorrow in Glockenbachviertel around 5pm! All … Read More

ElmlidMünchen, I have Bread for you on Sunday

May I introduce you to Robin Kranz

A German food blogger that I got to know through Bread Exchange is Robin. Robins blog “The Daily Bread Diaries” is what the title describes; a diary about what she is eating. I want to eat what she is eating. Please follow her. It is very inspirational, even if you don’t know German. Think about it as a picture book. … Read More

ElmlidMay I introduce you to Robin Kranz

Serve your friends Möpse

If you followed me at Usedom ealier this week you now have some tasty Herrings waiting in the fridge to be rolled up into a Mops. I suggest you serve your Rollmops with your favorite Snaps. Actually, I never manage to eat a Rollmops without drinking a snaps with it. But that is another story. When I serve Rollmops I … Read More

ElmlidServe your friends Möpse

Your Rollmops is soon ready to be eaten.

A “Rollmops” is a dish invented in the first half of the 19th century. It was named after the dog rase “Pug” since its form reminds of the interesting little dog body. I always thought that the dish came from Hamburg, but it is actually invented in Berlin. Here is the recipe. —————————— Picture of Mücke, here wearing a classic … Read More

ElmlidYour Rollmops is soon ready to be eaten.

Bread Exchange in London Tomorrow!

I bring you fresh goods for anything that you have that could inspire me somehow. Let me know if you like to trade with me in Shorditch/Clerkenwell/Hoxton area on Wednesday. I can’t wait! —————————- The closest I get to a London image right now is this is a picture of my Mother that one of her girlfriends shot back in … Read More

ElmlidBread Exchange in London Tomorrow!

Time for Mops

How to make a classic north German Rollmops 60g salt 6 large herrings, descaled, gutted, filleted and pin-boned For the marinade: 750ml cider vinegar 12 allspice berries 12 black peppercorns 6 bay leaves 1 tbsp light brown sugar Zest of 1 large orange, pared in strips with no white pith 1 small onion, very thinly sliced 200ml medium cider 1. Dissolve … Read More

ElmlidTime for Mops

Deutsche Post

Seriously. Who does not want to send Lotta Lundgren and Emi Guner free clothes?  There are not many other people in the Swedish, or German, Media that I feel more respect for and at the same time make me smile. As a, somewhat overused but oh so true example: If Lotta tells me to cook a stew on my own pet … Read More

ElmlidDeutsche Post