Sankt Nikolaus Santa Claus in Bavaria by Wikimedia

Sankt Nikolaus, the history and how he became a beloved figure

The custom, the filling of the shoes in the night from the 5th to the 6th December or similar is based on the legend of the three virgins, who were gifted at night by St. Nicholas. This is mainly done in the Bavarian catholic regions, and the Christmas Child usually comes Christmas Eve with presents. Continue reading Sankt Nikolaus, the history and how he became a beloved figure

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Melt in your mouth Walnut cookies with Chocolate Truffles

Bake super tasty walnut cookies – a delicious shortcrust pastry, a simple cookie recipe even for Beginners!
Baking cookies couldn’t be quicker or easier: My recipe for delicious walnut works with a little trick without cutting out. The cookie dough is simply rolled in little balls, placed in your hand and pressed with 3 fingers to make grooves. Awesome right? That works really well. Of course, the cookies taste really delicious, and if you like, with confectioner sugar sprinkled on top! Continue reading Melt in your mouth Walnut cookies with Chocolate Truffles

Gnocchi

Gnocchi di Patate, a pasta with Italian origin

Gnocchi, pronounced “Njocki” rather than “Gnotschi”, is the Italian variant of Nocken. In Italy, three main variants are distinguished: Gnocchi di Patate made from potatoes, Gnocchi di Polenta made from corn semolina and Gnocchi alla Romana (Roman wheat semolina dumplings). Continue reading Gnocchi di Patate, a pasta with Italian origin