Report and vocabulary
A slice of life in Dresden.
For 20 years, the German city has been holding a festival dedicated to its traditional Christmas fruit cake, the 'stollen'.
Cutting it was no piece of cake. Several bakers needed sharp knives and determination to make sure everybody got their share of the 4,246kg treat.
In the end, only crumbs were left. But people with a sweet tooth need not worry. There's always next year.
a flat, thin piece
intended for a particular purpose
- piece of cake
- sweet tooth
a liking for sweet food