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Monk's Chicken, a 13th Century Recipe
In Medieval times German Monks cleverly bent the 'Food Allowed' rules during Lent or any other Fast, and this 13th century recipe, using chicken breasts rather than the original Beaver Tails of the Middle Ages, is a delicious example.
Germany's Fairy Tale Road
By bicycle, car, or of course with seven league boots, the Fairy Tale Road in Germany is a magical journey in the footsteps of Brothers Grimm, through medieval villages, unspoiled nature and stunning views to a castle filled world of fantasy, sagas, myths and legends.
Truemmerfrauen, Germany's Post War Heroines
The foundations for a "New Germany" were laid by its "Truemmerfrauen", Rubble Women. Aged from 15 to 50 and often half starved, they were post war Germany's heroines. With bare hands, and hard work, they cleared the rubble from the streets and buildings of their war torn cities.
Spaetzle, German Noodles Recipe
German Spaetzle, little egg rich pasta noodles or dumplings, have been one of Southern Germany's "Comfort Foods" for centuries, and have not only spread all over the country but across the world. A treasured memory from home for German emigrants. Short history and authentic recipe.
Lent, Monks and a Maultaschen Recipe
With their special beers and secret recipes Germany's monks made sure the Lenten Fast before Easter was never all about deprivation, and their traditions, and the food that went with them, have become year round favorites. Including "Herrgottsbescheisserle", Little Cheaters of the Lord.
Germany, Cuckoo Clocks And The Black Forest
Cuckoo Clocks first appeared in Germany's Black Forest, as an invention using the time, and profiting from, snow filled winter months. Now part of high tech Baden Wuerttemberg it is filled with tradition, wild and unspoiled scenery, Roman era health resorts and the Black Forest Clock Route.
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