stammtisch pork store & imports.

Christmastime always brings with it thoughts of Munich – Clara’s aunt baking her dozen types of cookies and her stollen, the scent of cinnamon at colorful holiday markets, steaming mugs of gl├╝hwein, drunk on cold evenings under glittery lights. Imagine our delight when we stumbled across a German market taken right from the pages of these memories! (And next to a tasty little German beerhall!) … Continue reading stammtisch pork store & imports.

lebkuchen.

*note: this entry updated in Dec 2012. In Munich a few weeks back, our (American) friend and Clara’s (German) uncle got into a to-us-ridiculous debate about whether gingerbread was lebkuchen. Elizabeth maintained it was; Eckhart was adamant it wasn’t. We were at the holiday market in Marienplatz, poking through cookie cutters, and had come across some tiny gingerbread men (we bought ourselves a wooden owl … Continue reading lebkuchen.