culinary specialties

Nine things and Saxon specialties from the Ore Mountains

Do you already know the nines? This is a Christmas tradition in Saxony. Advent is the time when visitors make their way to the Ore Mountains. Not only do traditions and local dishes lure, but also spices from grandma's kitchen contribute to the attraction.

Salzburg specialties that (not) everyone knows

Salzburg is so well known that almost everyone knows some of Salzburg's specialties. When you visit Salzburg, you can hardly avoid some of them. Nevertheless, there are some special features in the culinary arts of Salzburg that you have probably not heard of.

Aachen specialties and culinary tips

For pleasure travelers there are some specialties to discover in Aachen. These include the Aachen Printen. But there is more to eat in Aachen. For example, have you heard of Dresse Nougat? A different kind of sausage stand is also worth a visit.

Elisen Lebkuchen from Nuremberg are part of Advent

Elisen Lebkuchen from Nuremberg are part of Advent. With this Elisen gingerbread recipe you can bake it yourself. Or do you prefer to order them? Here we recommend Elisen Lebkuchen from traditional manufacturers and Lebzeltereien from Nuremberg.

Where can you see the cranberry harvest in Canada?

Cranberry harvesting can be seen at Johnston's Cranberry Farm in Bala. Johnston's Cranberry Farm is located just outside the small town of Bala in Muskoka Cottage Country. This region is wonderful for growing cranberries.

Tea Time at Chateau Laurier in Ottawa

Tea Time at Chateau Laurier in Ottawa - Very British - that is Canada especially during tea time. Especially in autumn, winter and spring it is fun to be pampered with afternoon tea in the elegant ambience of the Chateau Laurier.

Black and white cookies

The black and white biscuits were always a highlight on my mum's Advent plate. She tried very hard. At least in our children's eyes. They are very easy to prepare though. You can find out how to bake them yourself in this black and white biscuit recipe.

Shakshuka recipe - the best breakfast with tomatoes

Shakshuka comes from North African cuisine. It is not known exactly where it was first prepared. Tunisian and Maghreb Jews introduced it to Israel. There it is now considered the Israeli national dish. With this Shakshuka recipe you can prepare it yourself.

Wafers from the Great Spa Towns of Europe

Filled wafers that are filled with nut cream, chocolate or other flavor ingredients are often used as souvenirs in the Great Spa Towns of Europe with a picture or lettering printed on them. The Karlovy Vary wafers are well known. However, they are not only found there.

Frankfurt's Green Sauce

There are regional recipes for the Frankfurt Green Sauce from Hessen that have been passed down in the family for centuries. One generation passes the recipe on to the next and keeps it like a treasure. One of these recipes is the green sauce.

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