Archive for September, 2008
But then I also do have a very weak spot for easy sheet cakes. Usually prepared for a larger crowd, they were regulars on our table during my childhood. One of the nicest traditions. I do thank my grandma for her unwritten law that there had to be at least one home baked cake each weekend.
Sometimes colloquial food names can give foreigners a major headache. Fleischpflanzerl. Fleisch- What? The Bavarian term for fried meat balls or patties is definitely one of them.
It took me a second to realize that the person downstairs was referring to the actual floor we live on and his next sentence made me forget all the annoyance and made my heart jump for joy: “I’m delivering a parcel from Gräfe und Unzer.” Could this be the delivery of the first bound copies of my book? It indeed was. ***sigh of utter felicity***