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Elderflower Syrup, a refreshing drink

You can make a refreshing drink with Holunder or Elderflower syrup. Especially good with Seltzer water or Champagne, and if preferred with ice cubes Elderflower Syrup, Holunder Sirup Print Rate this recipe 1 2 3 4 5 1 ratings Angie with AngiesWeb Category: Drink Cuisine: Germany Ingredients 40 Elderflower blooms 4 Lemons 2 Liter (2 […]

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Western Europe

Amsterdam and its exciting and turbulent history

It is pedestrian cobble stone city, the best to be explored by foot. Most buildings are erected around 1500-1600 a.D, and amazingly held up through the years. Archaeological finds from the city center, around 1900, indicates that even in Roman times people lived in today’s urban area. They had a hard fight with mud and […]

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Breads and Pastry
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Germany
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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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Southern Europe

Auberginen Boote, or stuffed Eggplant

Here is one of my favorite eggplant recipe: This recipe below is something you would appreciate if you are on a Low-Carb diet. Great with my Tzatziki recipe   Auberginen Boote or Filled Eggplant Print Rate this recipe 1 2 3 4 5 1 ratings Angie with AngiesWeb Category: Main meal Cuisine: Italien, Sicilian Prep […]

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Germany
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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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Auszogne, a German/Austrian pastry

Auszogne, also called Knieküchle, is a traditional pastry of southern German and Austrian cuisine. They can be found in a Bavarian, Swabia, Frankonia, Austrian and Thuringia kitchen or bakery

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Burg Wertheim
Germany
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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
Recipes
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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