21st October 2011 | Daily Life | 0 comments

Viennese dumplingsTalk on the radio this morning about obesity epidemics in various countries has prompted me to show this photo of a meal I ate a few days ago in an old Bierkeller in Vienna: spinach dumplings with sheep’s cheese. A delicious meal, but rather startling to behold when it was put in front of me. It was a bit like that ‘Never eat anything bigger than your head’ cartoon by B. Kliban. The evening was cold, we’d been walking around a lot in the dark streets, and I have to admit that I had no difficulty in polishing off my three dumplings. Now I probably look like one of them.


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