My Berlin Kitchen chronicles Weiss through her childhood and her bi-continental life. Born in Berlin, Weiss moves to the US after her parent's divorce. Weiss never felt at home in the US and longed to move back to Berlin. In her travels, Weiss hones her love of food and cooking. Cooking for Weiss was a way to make a home anywhere.
Now the second part of the title is A Love Story with recipes. Not only does Weiss share her love of food and of places she's lived, but her journey to be with her soul mate. She doesn't call him that but that's what he is. I enjoy a good love story as much as I love a good food memoir. And this was both. I didn't have to compromise.
Overall, I enjoyed Weiss' story. I loved how she took chances and found a way to make her heart happy. It was a great reminder that all anyone has is today and that we shouldn't waste it. Plus she makes some mouthwatering recipes like buttermilk panna cotta and grilled beef skewers. Weiss is influenced by German, French, Italian, and American cooking so I loved her creations. I'd recommend My Berlin Kitchen to anyone who loves food, or travel, or a good love story. Others who shared their thoughts on My Berlin Kitchen: Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers, Bookshelf Bombshells, Eating Clean in The Dirty City, and Slow and Sew.
This was my fourteenth read for the Foodies Read 2 Challenge.
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