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Rote Grütze, Germany's Fruit Dessert Recipe
Rote Grütze with summer berries is one of Germany's most popular desserts. Light, refreshing, easy to make and for centuries "every day" Hausmannskost, home cooking, in northern Germany, it is a "fruit salad with a difference", and a menu favorite even in upscale restaurants.
Rumtopf, Fruit and Rum Pot, Recipe
Rumtopf goes back centuries as a delicious way to preserve summer fruit. Starting in early summer with strawberries, cherries and rum of course, with fruit added as it comes into season until early autumn, it's a taste of summer in winter. Easy to make, hard to mess up and delicious.
Schnitzel, a Breaded Cutlets Recipe
Its original inspiration was an Emperor's love of meat covered with gold leaf, and Schnitzel, thin breaded cutlets, are delicious and easy to make. All its variations, different types of meat, fish, vegetarian alternatives, sauces, are favorite meals throughout the German speaking world.
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.
Schultüten and the First Day of School
For Germany's first graders their first day of school is a big celebration, and when possible the entire family accompany new pupils for welcoming speeches, songs, photo calls. Then, Schultüte/School Cone held close, it's time for their new "Lebensphase" to begin. With link to Schultüte "How To".
Sophie Scholl and The White Rose
Sophie Scholl was 21, a leader of The White Rose a non-violent resistance group of Munich University students, and one of many Germans who did not support the Nazi regime. In February 1943 she was executed for treason, together with her brother Hans and fellow member of White Rose Christoph Probst.
Southern German Potato Salad Recipes
Potato salads in the country where they originated are just that little bit different, so summer or winter for those 'Kartoffel' side dishes look no further than these traditional recipes from Baden Wuerttemberg and Bavaria. Neighboring states in Southern Germany, but two very different recipes.
Spaetzle, German Noodles Recipe
German Spaetzle, little egg rich pasta noodles or dumplings, have been one of Southern Germany's "Comfort Foods" for centuries, and have not only spread all over the country but across the world. A treasured memory from home for German emigrants. Short history and authentic recipe.
Spargelzeit Asparagus Soup Recipe
A classic recipe for Germany's asparagus season; White Asparagus Soup, Deutsche Spargel Suppe. "Spargelzeit", two months filled with recipes made with the Royal Vegetable's white stalks; while these soups are just as delicious with green asparagus.
Speculaas the Original Biscoff, a Recipe
For centuries part of St. Nicholas and Christmas holiday traditions, Speculaas are spiced caramelized cookies found everywhere in Germany, from accompanying that cup of coffee at the hair stylists to pavement cafés. And long before they became known as the less spicy Biscoff Airline Cookie.
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