German Culture @ BellaOnline 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 2015 All Rights Reserved. Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:52:56 EST 240 German Culture @ BellaOnline Authentic German Lebkuchen Recipe German Lebkuchen, that special German gingerbread, makes spicy ginger cookies, Valentine's Day or Oktoberfest Hearts, Witches' Cottages, Gingerbread Men, Halloween Ghosts, Christmas decorations, Lanterns giving light and aroma. But whatever you create with this recipe it will always be delicious. Sat, 24 Dec 2011 00:33:33 EST A Beef Rollups Recipe - Rinderrouladen Rinderrouladen, "Beef Rollups", slices of beef rolled up around a seasoned onion and bacon filling, served in a wine sauce. A delicious, classic, "cold weather meal", and in Germany considered so special at one time it was saved for celebrations or Sundays. Now a traditional dinner choice. Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:40:00 EST St. Nicholas in Germany There would be no Santa Claus if there hadn't been a St. Nicholas. His reputation as a secret benefactor and giver of gifts was the inspiration for Sinterklaas, and with St. Nicholas Eve on December 5 and December 6 St. Nicholas Day, "Nikolaus" is still a magical time in many regions of Europe. Sun, 5 Dec 2010 18:00:00 EST