Posts Tagged ‘Berlin’

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Tapas, cheese and wine – Spanish flair in Berlin

July 13, 2011

by Charlie

The chances that you end up in the busy and bustling Bergmannstreet while visiting Berlin are pretty high. For a break from all the walking and shopping take a stoll around two corners to the picturesque Chamissoplatz and have a break at COLIBRI, a little Spanish tapas restaurant. Enjoy the silence and the view at all the old buildings with their blooming balconies. Pamper your palate with a glass of wine and e.g. the red rice with spinach and feta.  ¡buen provecho!

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Made in Berlin- Kaviar Gauche

February 10, 2011

by Charlie


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Germany, January and February are all about bridal fashion and wedding fairs. And since we are in the middle of this time of the year here is my contribution to this topic.

Usually the wedding dress comes at the end of a fashion show. Kaviar Gauche are able to come up with a whole show about wedding gowns.

The Berlin based designers from Kaviar Gauche, Alexandra Fischer-Roehler and Johanna Kühl, that are well known for their Lamella-bags have expanded their collection by some really gorgeous dresses for THE day in a woman’s life.

Wonderfull empire waist dresses, feather light, flowing silk chiffon creations combined with leather belts, rivets and chains give this collection an edgy style. And despite the fact that this brand is very popular with Germans and even some Hollywood actors their prices are still affordable.

(pictures by Kaviar Gauche)
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flower project – day LXVI

September 2, 2010

by Charlie

Despite some lack of care due to some travelling it’s growing and growing… 😉

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An Ode to a Friend: Leonard Cohen’s “Dance Me to the End of Love”

August 11, 2010

by Charlie:

“Life is like Tango… sad, sensual, sexy, violent and quiet.”

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Barcomi’s in Berlin

August 5, 2010

by Gibson Hummingbird


As I am pretty busy these days I just wanted to post something before I forget it…;) Well, if you guys are in Berlin and want to go out  for breakfast or  a coffee I can recommend Barcomi’s. Just went there and I loved it!!! It’s a fantastic café with delicious homemade cookies, brownies, scones and  cakes… .

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summer time is berry time-red currant muffins

July 18, 2010

by Charlie:

Spend a sunny sunday afternoon with a cup of coffee and delicious muffins in your hand.

To bake this yummy creation you will need:

  • 250 grams red currant
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 grams suggar
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 60 ml sun flower oil
  • 100 ml youghurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100 g flour and 50 g cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • flaked almonds

Mix together: eggs, suggar and salt. Then oil, joghurt and vanilla extract. Add flour, starch and baking powder. Pour the creamy dough into muffin baking forms , add the red currants and the flaked almonds  and bake for ca. 20 to 30 minutes until they are golden brown.

Bon Appetit!

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Hot times- cool locations: Cajun cuisine in Berlin

July 13, 2010

by Charlie:

It is hot. It is insanely hot. It is summer.

Enjoy a cool vanilla ice cream with hot figs and green pepper at http://www.louisiana-kid.de/index.html next to a varied choice of Cajun dishes.

If you plan on staying in Berlin there is a hostel right next to the restaurant.