Ich bin ein Berliner
The infamous quote from John F Kennedy was as any German will tell you translates as “I am a doughnut”.
So it was with this reminiscence in mind that I bought a Berliner doughnut from Waitrose that had been reduced.
It was the first Berliner I had ever had. Never had the chance to get to Germany for many years, and though through JFK I was aware of the Berliner it’s not something I had seen.
So what did I think?
Es ist ein schaler Berliner.
Yes it was stale.
So it was reduced and it was reduced because it had been out all day (maybe a couple of days) and as a result it was stale. Well I hope it was stale in some ways, as if that was how it was suppose to taste then I am disappointed.
So I didn’t finish it.
I will need to get to Germany sometime for a doughnut…