If you find yourself in Munich with a hankering for your nan’s baked goods, a trip to Kuchentratsch(German for cake chat or gossip) should be high on the to-do list. Your grandma might not be there, but someone else’s will!
Founded by Katharina Mayer in 2015, the German bakery brands itself as a start-up helping retired pensioners stay active by providing them with part-time employment. The bakery is currently staffed by 35 opas and omas (grandpas and grandmas) over the age of 65, who craft old-fashioned cakes and other baked goods with love.
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