Grünkohl mit Pinkel: Hearty German Fare Veganized

The first time someone mentioned Grünkohl mit Pinkel I was confused. Kale with piss? Was this a joke or a worrying culinary fetish? More importantly- was it even vegan? My internal translator had obviously malfunctioned. I knew the Germans ate some weird things (see Saumagen, Eisbein etc.) but pee? Turns out my poor German was to blame (and still is with alarming regularity). Pinkel, I know now, is a kind … Continue reading Grünkohl mit Pinkel: Hearty German Fare Veganized

Siggi- from Bucharest to Berlin

Siggi was originally ‘Nikki’, or at least on his documents from Romania. Apparently to all the kids where he’d been living he was Kalu, which means horse, on account of having such a long neck. Whatever he’d been called, he refused to respond to any moniker whatsoever in the early days, so we assume there hadn’t been as much human contact as the photos led … Continue reading Siggi- from Bucharest to Berlin