Teufelsbraten 🔥

Germany is the land of roasted pork. 🐖

This goes so far that some morons seem to feel personally offended if someone gives up meat because of their lifestyle and won’t be silent about it. 😄

Even worse, of course, are those intellectual low-flyers who claim their patridiotic (pun intended) feelings are hurt and the “Christian Occident” is doomed by people who won’t eat pork for religious reasons. 🤦‍♀️

But let’s not go there. I, for one, am neither religious nor averse to a nice roast pork.
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Pasta ai gamberi piccanti

Harry and I love to cook and eat delicious food. Admittedly, Harry does most of the cooking (and eating). Still, my newest category will be named “My Kitchen”. 😉

Let’s start out with a very simple recipe for our favourite pasta dish. 🍝😋

“Spicy shrimp pasta” describes this dish correctly but we thought, an Italian name might sound a tad more glamorous, hence the title. 🤣 (Thanks for helping out, Ludovica. 🇮🇹😘)

It is not a typical Italian pasta dish, of course, because Harry kind of invented it himself many years ago.
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Unhooding my maritime style

Yes, I was born in China and my name sounds Italian. Yet, I’m a “Norddeutsche Deern”, a girl from Northern Germany.

Because not only did I fall in love with my husband when I got here but also with the the wide, flat countryside and, of course, the North Sea to which we shall return in April.

I am also quite fond of clothing with maritime themes and motifs which I plan to wear when going on holiday again.

This hoodie dress, for instance. Okay, it reads “Atlantic Ocean” but as the North Sea is geographically a part of it, I think I can still wear this.
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