Day: November 29, 2018

Hawaii Toast, Party food of the 80's

Hawaii Toast, 1980‘s Party food

This was Germany’s 70/80th party food. I remember when my older sisters had house parties, and these easy toast with ham, pineapple and cheese open faced sandwiches were a hit. These days I still make it occasionally for an easy evening snack or Brotzeit. My daughter introduced her American husband to it, and he loved […]

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German Spekulatius Cookies

Crispy German Spice Cookies the Spekulatius

Spekulatius are crispy, spiced cookies that most people probably know because of their beautiful shape. The typical German spice cookies are made with cinnamon, cloves and cardamom, that also gives the cookie not only taste but also a wonderfully dark brown color. The relief shape can be easily obtained by wooden models, or silicon baking […]

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Bacherach am Rhein, Rhine

Bacharach am Rhein

Bacharach is a tourist destination. Named a UNESCO World Heritage site of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley in the district of Mainz-Bingen in the Rhineland The original name Baccaracus indicates a Celtic origin. Above the village rises the castle Stahleck (now a youth hostel). We stopped for two hours on our Rhine river day cruise […]

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