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Marmorkuchen or Marble Cake

Before starting the preparation of the marble cake, it is best to remove the chilled ingredients, such as butter, eggs and milk, from the fridge about two hours before. All the ingredients in the preparation of the dough should have room temperature, and combine well into a homogeneous mass. That makes for a wonderfully loose […]

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Spargel Time in Germany

White Asparagus is home to warm or moderate regions of southern and central Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, especially on river banks. He is cultivated in several cultivars as a vegetable plant. One distinguishes between white (Spargel) and green asparagus. In the former, the shoot axes are harvested before they reach the earth’s […]

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Oma’s Streusel Yoghurt Cake with Blueberries

Fruity creamy cakes are my favorite. This Streusel Blueberry Quark torte or cake was made often and eaten with an afternoon cup of coffee. Quark can be substituted with 4% Greek yoghurt. The pudding should be the cooking type, like “Dr. Oetker Vanilla pudding”. Any other would do also. Instead of Blueberries, Blackberries or tart Cherries can be used

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Human remains found from the last World War at the Rhein

An archaeologist walked recently during the a drought at the Rhein and found human bones, boat and aircraft parts. After research, he assumes that the fate of two soldiers of WWII can now be cleared up

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Germany
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Small Bretzenheim has a historic treasure

Bretzenheim in the wine region of the Rhineland has a Rock with lots of history The Felseneremitage is the biggest attraction of the municipality Bretzenheim. The “Rock Hermitage”, well-established in ancient times and completely carved into the rock cult place, was redesigned in early Christian times. It is believed that its origins lie in a […]

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Noerdlingen
Germany
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A German town built on a Crater

The town of Nördlingen is a large district town in the Swabian district of Donau-Ries in Bavaria. The former imperial city is the largest city in the district, and it shares with its neighbors to the north (Rothenburg and Dinkelsbühl) the distinction of being one of the only remaining walled medieval towns in Germany. Nördlingen, […]

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Burg Wertheim
Germany
Travel Destinations

A side trip to Wertheim castle

We arrived in Wertheim and parked our car at the Schlossgasse Parking garage. We could walked straight up the hill to the castle, not knowing we were so close. Instead the strolled into town, passed by a Glass museum, which was unfortunately closed. I was asking one of the shop keepers what the best way […]

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Brotzeit Teller
Germany
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Spreads

Obatzta, a Bavarian Brie Spread

“Obatzda”, also called “Angemachter Camembert” in my Frankonian circles, is a typical Bavarian spread made from Brie. It is served with a fresh Pretzel or Bauernbrot This spread includes Beer and Caraway seeds which is added in many Southern German dishes. Thinking about Bavarian Pork roast and Sauerkraut. I have an American friend who despised […]

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Allgemein
Germany
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Döner, a popular street food

The true Döner was discovered 1867 by Iskender Efendi (Master Alexander), the original family restaurant is located near Istanbul (Bursa), Turkey, where the Iskender brand is very popular. The Döner at their family restaurant is the original, made with lamb. The basics remain the same, beaten slices of meat are seasoned with local herbs and […]

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