The most famous ruler of Bavaria, King Ludwig ll (1845 to 1886) rests in the Munich, St. Michael church. The crypt in the cellar was designed as the burial site for the House of Wittelsbach Continue reading King Ludwig II rests in a crypt in Munich
It was September, 26, 2021, the German Election day. It was fitting for the moment to visit Unkel at the Rhine. Two very well known political figures in German history spent time there, one taking refuge from the Nazi’s Continue reading Honorable well known figures lived in Unkel at the Rhine
Jasmin’s old family recipe A juicy Easter lamb made from a cake batter has become a beloved tradition for many families in Germany. Instead of a large cake, you can bake little Easter lambs and Easter bunnies, which I personally like much better. This way everyone gets their own mini cake. You can flavor the Easter lamb batter in different ways, vanilla and/or rum or … Continue reading German Easter Lamb cake or Osterlamm
A favorite that won’t be missed at a family dinner table anytime soon: Peppers, and stuffed, of course. This meal will feed the whole crowd, and that without spending a lot of money Continue reading Stuffed Peppers, a family favorite
Spending some time in the Munich area in late 2020, I was inclined to stop in Freising to see the Cathedral I have read so much about. When entering this amazing structure, I was greeted by an arched portal at the entrance that bears witness to the Romanesque origins of this church Continue reading The stunning Freising Cathedral
The Teewurst quickly found its place at tea time. So the name Teewurst did not come from the pen of an ingenious marketing manager, but developed over time. Continue reading Why is Teewurst called Teewurst?
For this lemon and almond cake without flour, the description “juicy” doesn’t actually suffice at all. The gluten-free cake with ground almonds is extremely moist, also on the inside. Exactly how I love pound cake! Continue reading Almond-Lemon Cake (low carb)
Haslach, a town in the Black Forest with 7000 people celebrates end of February the “Storchentag” (Day of the Stork). Children walk through town with white bags that is led by the “Storchenvater” the father of the stork. They call “Heraus, Heraus!” (get out). Customarily, the towns people throw sweets, fruits and pretzels out of their windows. Continue reading “Storchentag” in the Black Forest