Archive for December, 2011

December 21, 2011

Kleiner Olymp

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Kleiner Olymp is a restaurant situated in the Schnoor part of Bremen, the oldest part of the town, with narrow winding cobbled streets. In amongst the shops are cafes and restaurants, plenty to choose from, but I wanted something traditionally German, and this restaurant sells the Bremen specialities.

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December 18, 2011

Mince Pies

Mince Pies

I never used to like mince pies (yes I’m strange I know), and now that I do like them I only really like home made ones. However the other day I tried some shop bought ones made with puff pastry and I liked them, so thought I would give it a go at making them myself and then hopefully I would really really like them!

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December 12, 2011

Bremen Market

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I visited my friend in Bremen and visited the many market stalls that they have in Bremen around Christmas time. The German’s really do Christmas well. None of the tacky tinsel we have in England (I like tinsel, but sometimes it can get a bit much!).

They have lovely handmade tree decorations, various food stalls, carousel rides and lots of make shift bars. They had one Market in the town which had a Medieval theme- all the staff were dressed up in Medieval clothing.

They had so many food and Gluhwien stalls- I was in heaven! Obviously I had to sample them to see if they were any good- which they were. Had my favourite the currywurst, and plenty of Gluhwein.

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December 4, 2011

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

Ingredients
20 Button mushrooms
1/2 onion finely chopped
15g fresh breadcrumbs
3 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
2 tbsp capers finely chopped
30g grated Parmesan cheese
2 tbsp chopped Sun dried tomatoes

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