Berlin these days is what you in German language would call Arschkallt. Shit cold. I am so called lucky to sit with a sharp deadline to turn in the Layout of my book. I get to stay inside. To bake bread in the winter has the great advantage that my apartment practically always feels a bit tropical. Right now the oven is on … Read More


Last Minute trip to Stockholm

Last July I visited Sthlm and wrote a little love blog post about a city totally positive and in good mood due to the summer weather. The warm season had returned after 3 cold summers. Swedes live for summer so to get a bad one is like not getting a dose of your life saving medicine. Things can easily feel pretty heavy in the … Read More

ElmlidLast Minute trip to Stockholm

Away Away Away

I have been off. Really off. Away from my computer for weeks. For the first time in 13 years. I don’t think I need to re:launch my food habits but I did actually need a Social Media Detox. Now I am back.

ElmlidAway Away Away

Winter Newsletter

It is still 2013, and I am having Christmas holiday in Sweden. We have no snow this year, but are in a good mood still. Before I get too excited about 2014 I send you a looking-back-letter on the year that soon has passed. If you signed up for the Bread Exchange Newsletter you received this directly in your mailbox. … Read More

ElmlidWinter Newsletter

Marrakech – the Storytellers

  The Birth of the Sahara as told by Ahmed Temiicha  A long time ago, when the earth was very young, it was one huge garden covered in tall palm trees and perfumed jasmine, and the songs of nightingales flooded the landscape with their gently melodies. At this time, all men were loyal, trustworthy and honest. In fact, the word ‘lie’ … Read More

ElmlidMarrakech – the Storytellers

Marrakech – Riad AnaYela

Once upon a time the main square of Marrakech was filled with story tellers. Old men who, with their bare words, were able to captured masses of people by  painting pictures through ancient tales. These tales had travelled through villages. They are capturing a world full of adventures and travel. They  were carried through generations. In these tales the good triumphs over evil. … Read More

ElmlidMarrakech – Riad AnaYela

Pixeltrade’s TEDX Talk

Last year I was asked to TED talk in Stockholm. I was super thrilled about it. But the date was set on a when I was going to be trading bread in the middle of nowhere and I had to say no. Now, the other person I met who is trading his way through life, Shantanu, was asked to TED … Read More

ElmlidPixeltrade’s TEDX Talk

Martin Bundock and TT Testar

The other week I was traveling to Stockholm. It feels like new great spots are poping up with a high speed and I always need to make a new research before every trip (even though I tend to go every third month or so). The first person I ask is Martin Bundock. Martin always knows practically everything new in the … Read More

ElmlidMartin Bundock and TT Testar


I used to read tons of blogs. Nowadays I just don’t. Especially I cut down on food blogs as they ether made me full or unhealthy hungry. Working with food already I always need to keep a healthy balance. Also interior blogs has become less inspiring to me. The less time I have the more I rather focus on my … Read More


Bread Exchange wishes for December

I will be trading some bread in December. There will be some winter sweet versions with saffron (I traded a HUGE amount of Iranian Saffron from a german quality snaps producer in october) but also some simple ones since these are my personal favorite. I would love to trade my bread for anything you have that is special (food wise) … Read More

ElmlidBread Exchange wishes for December