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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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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
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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Schnitzel
Germany
Main Course
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Can a “Wiener Schnitzel” claim to be Viennese?

However, historical research has shown that the Viennese had an affection for all things fried much earlier. If your pantry was stocked, then you could bread and fry all manner of mainstays like chicken and veal, or everything else from head to toe. So sorry to disappoint you, dear Italians, but veal was indeed first […]

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Mosel cruise
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A Mosel cruise to Cochem

We sat on the patio at one of the cafes at the landing when I had the idea to check into the Mosel cruise. Koblenz is where both rivers Rhein and Mosel meet. Because the Mosel has locks and dams, the water level was fine for ship travel. We were told the cruise will take […]

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