German Culture @ BellaOnline Welcome to your guide to Germany, and the culture and traditions of German speaking countries. Everything 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 All Rights Reserved. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:04:53 EST 240 German Culture @ BellaOnline How to Make a Schultuete, School Cone For Germany's first graders a School Cone filled by small gifts and candies 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 German Summer Drinks Recipes Cooling drinks for hot days during German summers range from all types of Fruit Punches and Radler, to Apfelschorle and Cola-Schoppen. Different names for "Summer in a Glass", appealing to all tastes and ideal for sunless as well as sun filled days. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 07:37:47 EST Rote Grutze, Germany's Fruit Dessert Recipe 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