Brunch is the new Mass

Last week I went on holiday with some friends to Copenhagen. However, this post is not about that. It’s about how Berliners do brunch.

Having not seen said friends in a while, they endeavoured to inform me of how predictable and tiresome I have become since living in Berlin. I am no longer allowed  to begin sentences with, ‘In Berlin…’ (probably because what follows induces such blood-boiling jealousy that people feel the need to eat their own fingers, no?). But here is my real point, this post is not so much praise for the Berlin brunch (although it is almighty) but more of a suggestion of how everyone should do every brunch. Every Sunday.

Look at it. Just look at it. It’s even on a really nice plate. And they chop the fruit up for you. Yes, you feel a little bit like a child but you don’t have to think about it because you can just pop the juicy chunks of ripe perfection into your mouth instead of wrestling with an insufficiently sharp knife.

So my recipe (well actually the recipe from the guys at Kantina von Hugo, Paul-Lincke-Ufer 23, Kreuzberg) for the perfect brunch ensemble is:

Parma ham, fennel salami, rosemary crusted ham

Some soft goat’s cheese and some hard Bergkäse

Ruccola salad with matchsticks of celeriac and a few kalamata olives

Freshly baked bread and butter

Slices of melon, kiwi, orange, strawberries and some grapes.

Freshly squeezed orange juice and a milchkaffee (like a cappuccino but not)

Really nice plate.

One Response to “Brunch is the new Mass”

  1. Kaarina says:

    Brunch looks goooood :) When you have time on a saturday, I suggest going to Schöneberg market at Winterfeldtplatz, that’s sooooo nice! I think you can buy everything you need for the brunch from there :)

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