Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Soup for Summer

The weather here has been anything but summery, of late.  Rainy, dreary, and chilly, it has called for soup.  I picked up a little Jamie Oliver magazine at the Bremen airport, after realizing just how long the wait would be.  P got a dictionary and we learned words to help us get out of trouble, like "to deny everything."  Leugnen, if you're curious.

The ham-mint soup sounded really appealing, and I figured it would be a good way to assimilate, given that Germans like their Schweinefleisch (pork). 

I ended up making it without the mint, and added a little pasta tonight since I didn't want to brave the cold to buy fresh bread.  You don't buy bread for the week here, you purchase it by the day.


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