Author: Mary Scherpe

Ten Years and: Still in Berlin

Actually and seriously, you guys: last Thursday marked the 10th anniversary of this very blog: as in ten years and we’re / you’re / I’m still in Berlin. Ten years of blogging about Berlin, its oddities, its fashion and its food, its people and its passions. Well, this is as surprising for you as it is for me, because I never bet on this blog being read for so many years. That I’m still here, still blogging my heart out, is thanks to you guys, thanks to you reading, following, commenting, liking, and sharing. I’m forever grateful for your support.

Berlin’s Best Bread: 2016

It was about time for a new endeavor in the land of carbs: last week, a bread-loving jury came together in my office in Kreuzberg to taste the finest baked goods in the city, celebrating sourness, judging crumb as well as crust and talking grains, flours and sourdough. We broke the bread, spread butter, dipped in oil and even toasted some of them, to find Berlin’s Best Bread, this year in four categories, which means we have four winners! However, all of the bakeries we invited are glorious examples of artisanal baking, an endangered trade, so make sure you buy your bread with them when looking for real good one.