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14 posts categorized "Berlin Markets & Fairs"

Root vegetables & Stralau & Sinterklaas

I was a little in love with the contents of my shopping basket and had to lay everything out on my desk and admire the tableau before transferring the Teltower Rübchen, purple carrots and parsley root to the vegetable drawer.......

Second Advent: Christmas markets

With the snow on, the city is rich with Christmas spirit. Everyone in Berlin is in her golden kitchen whipping meringue and cinnamon into confections to grace a tree. Jagdschloss Grunewald, Hüttenweg 100, Berlin-Grunewald (map) (A bus to Königin-Luise-Straße/Clayallee is......

Sounds & Apples & Potatoes

First, my beloved Max and his husband Michael have put together Sound Shuttle, an installation that "inserts itself at the intersection of sound art and urban studies". Of course I'm biased, but aren't the snippets on their MySpace page great?......

Market report

I went to the market and brought home some treasures. These will be the last raspberries of the season. These small organic eggs the chicken man sells for 20 cents a piece are the best deal in town. (They're not......

Apricot dumplings of an afternoon

I can't imagine a nicer way to inaugurate my new kitchen, but it's a little dangerous to discover how easy Marillenknödel are to make. Ours were so pretty fresh out of the pan, powdered in a neat ring, but we......

Second Advent: Dahlem Christmas Markets

Walk through the black winter forest to the lake, admiring the trunks mossed a fluorescent green. Covet, then buy a pair of cream and clover mittens knit by a twinkling grandmother with a weaver's studio in Brandenburg. Take part in......

First Advent: The Markets

Do you remember these ornaments from a few years ago? Time to pull them out soon: It's beginning to feel like winter again, and, much to my delight, the Christmas markets rev up this first Advent weekend. Over the years......