German Culture @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/germanculture German Culture And More. Welcome to your guide to Germany, and the culture and traditions of German speaking countries. From castles, customs, cuisine, yes there is one, to present day life, history, arts, language, facts, festivals and travel. en-us Copyright 2016 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:44:12 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg German Culture @ BellaOnline http://germanculture.bellaonline.com How to make First Grader's Schultüte, Candy Cone http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art177514.asp Colorful School Cones, filled with small gifts and candy, help make that first school day even more memorable for first graders in Germany. A custom that began in the early 19th century, Schultüten are as popular as ever and could be a fun idea and new tradition for your own family and friends. Mon, 6 Aug 2012 13:37:37 EST Rote Grütze, Germany's Fruit Dessert Recipe http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art177149.asp 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. Thu, 5 Jul 2012 02:34:56 EST Germany's Window Boxes and Balcony Gardens http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art173444.asp Every change of season means "Makeover Time" for Germany's window boxes. Carefully tended, colorful plant filled containers are everywhere. A bizarre mixture sometimes but wonderful sight on door stoops, window ledges, trailing down from apartment balconies and walls of ancient farm houses. Fri, 7 Oct 2011 01:03:28 EST