German Culture @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/germanculture Welcome to your guide to Germany, and the culture and traditions of German speaking countries. From castles, customs and cuisine, yes it does have one, to present day life, history, arts, language, facts, festivals and travel. en-us Copyright 2014 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:30:39 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg German Culture @ BellaOnline http://germanculture.bellaonline.com How to Make a Schultuete, Candy Cone http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art177514.asp For Germany's first graders a Candy Cone filled by small gifts and candy helps makes that first day at school even more memorable. A custom that began in early 19th century Germany, Schultuete are as popular now as they were then and could be a fun idea and new tradition for your own family. Mon, 6 Aug 2012 13:37:37 EST Rote Grutze, Germany's Fruit Dessert Recipe http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art177149.asp Rote Grutze made from summer's berries is one of Germany's most popular desserts. Light, refreshing, easy to make and for centuries simple 'every day' home cooking, Hausmannskost, in northern Germany, now it's a 'fruit salad with a difference' and menu favorite even in upscale restaurants. Thu, 5 Jul 2012 02:34:56 EST Germany's Cult Beach Chair, the Strandkorb http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art177061.asp The 'Strandkorb' is a strange looking chair. It has been compared to an upright wicker wash basket, was originally designed for an aristocrat with rheumatism, and for generations has not only sheltered German beach goers from wind, rain and sun but also become a part of the country's culture. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 03:46:13 EST