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 2018 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:55:13 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg German Culture @ BellaOnline http://germanculture.bellaonline.com German Gingerbread Spice Recipe http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178157.asp German Gingerbread Spice, Lebkuchengewürze, is one of those store cupboard staples that can be used throughout the year. For everything from flavoring pumpkin pie, hot chocolate or yogurt with apple, to the gingerbread for those Christmas witches cottages and cookies, and of course hearts. Sat, 29 Sep 2012 12:32:28 EST Authentic German Lebkuchen Recipe http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art174472.asp German Lebkuchen is a special German gingerbread, and whatever you create with this recipe will be delicious. Anything from spicy ginger cookies, Christmas decorations or aromatic Lanterns, Oktoberfest or Valentine's Day Hearts, Witches' Cottages, Gingerbread Men or Halloween Ghosts. Sat, 24 Dec 2011 00:33:33 EST St. Nicholas in Germany http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art48385.asp There would be no Santa Claus if there hadn't been a St. Nicholas, as his reputation as secret benefactor, and giver of gifts, was the inspiration for Sinterklaas. Santa Claus. Nicholas Eve on December 5 and December 6 Nicholas Day make "Nikolaus" a magical time in many regions of Europe. Sun, 5 Dec 2010 18:00:00 EST