Taste of my visit to Europe – A mixed berries pastry

31 Jan

My monday morning blues seem to have extended to Tuesday too… Well, post a hectic weekend and an even more hectic and stressful Monday, it is not surprising that I am now sitting all glum in office and craving for a good sugar hit… And the thing that I really want to eat is – a mixed Berry Pastry.

Mixed Berries Pastry

We found this beautiful pasty in a small family run coffee shop is a quaint German village called Monschau.

This pastry has a very thin layer of pastry / cake as the base, the centre is a cheesy cream filling (with a slight dash of lemon) and then there is a thick layer of mixed berries on the top i.e. blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and strawberries.

The result is a really tasty pastry, fresh and full of zing because of the lemon and fruits and very light because of the fresh cream / cheese filling in the centre. We had it along with a cup of hot chocolate but I think that it will go well along with a nice cup of coffee too.

Fruits have never tasted better 🙂


5 Responses to “Taste of my visit to Europe – A mixed berries pastry”

  1. Kanupriya Jain February 1, 2012 at 14:17 #

    It was yummm… though I think the aunty serving us was very angry that we were SHARING!! 😛 I think we were two hungry kids only on sweet diet 😛 but i miss it!!


  2. getsetandgo February 1, 2012 at 15:05 #

    I agree, I still remember her face and Jean’s as well :)… I super miss it too…. We have to finalise our travel plans for this year asap… 🙂


  3. V. Sridhar February 1, 2012 at 17:54 #

    Where is the coffee?


    • getsetandgo February 1, 2012 at 18:35 #

      Will come in subsequent posts.. 🙂


      • V. Sridhar February 1, 2012 at 19:24 #

        I will wait


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