smoked tofu

Spaghetti with kale and smoked tofu

Spongy balls of deep-fried tofu drenched in laksa soup, fried squares of silken tofu in Thai curry, melt-in-your mouth tofu in spicy kimchi soup… I was introduced to tofu at Asian restaurants in Sydney. Here in Berlin, the types of tofu are different. Being vegan is very trendy here, and there’s a world of tofu…

Half-metre Bratwurst

Warning: This posting contains material that may offend some vegetarians. The glory of German cuisine is of course the sausage or, as it’s known here, die Wurst. There is an infinite variety of sausages, in which you can find the flesh of pretty much any beast you care to name. Würste can be eaten at…


A plate. A Bratwurst hanging over the sides. A pile of chips with salt and paprika. A ladleful of gravy. The faint taste of Clive of India. A problem of gastronomical proportions. My lunch.