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 2019 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Sat, 20 Apr 2019 08:45:20 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg German Culture @ BellaOnline http://germanculture.bellaonline.com German Bread - Fast Facts http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183251.asp Germany is a "Bread Paradise". With over 3050 registered varieties, almost all available types of grain used, from wheat, rye, barley and oats to millet, corn, rice and potato starch. While bread rolls go under so many different names in the various regions it is easier just to point. Tue, 6 May 2014 00:32:00 EST Easter in Germany - Palm Bouquets for Palm Sunday http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art180102.asp Palm Bouquets, a 10th century German Easter tradition, are Good Luck charms. Made with decorated twigs, herbs and flowers, carried in Palm Sunday processions and blessed in church, then kept for luck or decoration until next Ash Wednesday or added to Easter Sunday Fires. Their story and "How To". Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:05:05 EST Germany and its Storks http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art179852.asp They are "Harbingers of Spring", bringers of babies, stars of myth, superstition and a theme route. Storks...high on the list of Germany's favorite wildlife, it's "celebration time" when they return to their nests on cliff-ledges, rooftops and chimneys, after wintering in warmer climates. Thu, 7 Mar 2013 02:47:47 EST