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Asparagus Recipes, Specialties for 'Spargelzeit'
Asparagus with Orange and Lime Hollandaise Sauce and Schwabian Asparagus Soup with Pancake. Two delicious German specialties that appear during Spargelzeit, Germany's White Asparagus Season.

Easter in Germany - Decorating Eggs
It is an ancient practice. Decorating eggs to hang from trees, add color to homes during the Easter holiday, or given as gifts at other times of the the year. A popular custom in German speaking countries, here's a "How To" with some decorating ideas.

Easter in Germany - Coloring Eggs
Coloring eggs to trim homes, gardens, wells and fountains has been an Easter tradition in German speaking countries for centuries. Easter Markets fill with decorated eggs but it's the custom, and more fun, to "Do it Yourself". Great presents anytime of the year, here's an easy "How To".

Easter in Germany - Rabbits, Eggs and Ostara
Along with its religious background, the Egg, Rabbit, Goddess Ostara, and of course Chocolate, also star in Germany’s Easter celebrations. A mixture of History, Easter symbols and Pagan and Christian tradition, which makes the country's Easter customs and traditions special.

Streetwise German - Some German Idioms
"Alles in grünen Bereich" - Everything in the green area. No it doesn't mean an area/building in varied shades of green, but that "Everything is under control...it is OK". One of many German expressions that sound bizarre, are fun to know, have shaped the language, and are heard every day.

Monk's Chicken, 13th Century Recipe for Lent
Twisting the Rule Book was the name of the game for Medieval monks during Fasts such as Lent, and this 13th century recipe is with chicken breasts rather than the Beaver Tails they used in the middle ages. Fish not Fowl, as living in water they were allowed...and with chicken it is delicious.

Albert Einstein Quotes
Albert Einstein was a humanist and theoretical physicist, sometime laborer at the Munich Oktoberfest, Nobel Prize winner and, as a 'genius', asked his opinion on many things. These opinions became 'Einstein Quotes'.

Schnitzels and Their Sauces Recipes
Breaded meat cutlets in Germany are "Schnitzels", and traditional German Schnitzels are not only easy to make, they have sauces or variations named after everything from Barons and Gypsies to Hunters and Blue Ribbons.

Schnitzel, a Breaded Cutlets Recipe
Its inspiration was an Emperor's love of meat covered with gold leaf, but Schnitzel, thin breaded cutlets, are delicious and easy to make. All the variations, different types of meat, fish, vegetarian alternatives, sauces, are favorite meals throughout the German speaking world.

The 18th century Dutch Quarter in Potsdam
Just outside Berlin's three remaining city gates, and far from the Netherlands-German border, is a "Dutch Quarter". Das Holländische Viertel, an 18th century settlement of 134 Dutch styled homes, built for artisans from Holland and set among the opulent palaces and parks of Potsdam.

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