YOU ARE SO SWEET
Whether it's "Happy Mother's Day," "Happy Birthday," or simply "I love you," here are the sweetest ways to express your feelings.
For licorice lovers, a visit to Germany’s first licorice specialty store is a must. Their socalled black treasures are lined up in glass bonbon jars, waiting to be mixed according to your desires. Graefestr. 20. T: 030 69041638. www.kado.de
WALD KÖNIGSBERGER MARZIPAN
What was once reserved for emperors and kings can now be enjoyed by all. Marzipan here is made by hand according to 100-year old tradition, using only natural ingredients of the highest quality (pictured below). Pestalozzistr. 54A. T: 030 3238254. www.wald-koenigsberger- marzipan.com
This shop is not only home to reputedly the longest praline counter in the world, but also has monumental chocolate sculptures of Berlin’s main attractions and serves divine hot chocolates at their in-house café. Charlottenstr. 60. T: 0800 0301918. www.rausch.de
Carry on the traditional German Sunday coffee and cake in good fashion at Mr Minsch. They offer a daily selection of up to 20 classical tarts and cakes, to be enjoyed at their outside tables, but the real draw are their chocolate and sugar sculptures. Yorckstr. 15. T: 030 52664903. www. mr- minsch-torten.de