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Just like Oma's ... "R"
April 29, 2015
Just like Oma's - "R""R" is our letter this month as we travel through our series on Germany from "A" to "Z".
We're checking out "R" foods, going to some "R" places in Germany, meeting some "R" people, and learning some "R" words!
There’s more than just “R” in this newsletter. Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so check out that section near the bottom of the page!
1. Roggenbrot (Rye Bread)I love it when I can make this in my bread machine and it turns out so good. This recipe uses a mix of flours to give you an authentic tasting German bread.
So easy to make. Check it out!
2. Raspberry TorteHeidi’s Raspberry Torte is a great example of a quick German recipe that's so pretty and super delicious! Here she’s made it with a mix of raspberries and blueberries. Wunderbar!
For a super easy and pretty cake, make this!
3. RouladenThe most loved traditional food in Germany ... Rouladen. Together with potato dumplings and red cabbage, these beef rolls are always a treat. A perfect meal for Mother’s Day, as long as you don’t forget the gravy!
If my young granddaughter can make them, so can you! Check it out here!
"R" Recipe, just for YOU!
Rote-Bete-Suppe (Red Beet Soup)Ingredients:
1. Romantic RoadTravel this most beautiful and famous scenic road from Würzburg in the center of the Germany to Füssen in Bavaria, past fairy-tale castles, picturesque towns, historical abbeys, beautiful churches, and cozy inns. This 220-miles route showcases quintessentially German scenery and culture, and is perfect for those loving art, history, festivals, sports, and food!
2. RothenburgAlong the Romantic Road, one stop that's a popular tourist destination in Bavaria is Rothenburg. Time stood still here for this small town is filled with many well-preserved buildings dating back to the Middle Ages.
Perhaps you’ll recognize the settings for several Walt Disney movies, such as Pinocchio and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?
A popular treat to search for in Rothenburg are their famous Snowballs … Schneeballen … fried pastry covered with confectioner’s sugar or chocolate.
3. RegensburgWith 2,000 years of history (the Romans built a fort here around AD 90) and Germany oldest arched stone bridge (called the 8th wonder of the world in 1146), Regensburg’s Old Town is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is dubbed as “Italy’s most northern city”.
Along with all the ‘touristy’ things to do and places to visit, there are over 500 restaurants, bars, and clubs just in the inner city as itself … perfect to try the cuisine and soak in the ambience of the best-preserved medieval city in Germany.
"R" PeopleHaribo and tea bags ... thanks to German "R" people!
"R" WordsWant to learn some German words to use in the kitchen?
The German Foodie Fans on my Facebook page suggested these as well:
Rinderbraten, Rote Beete, Rhabarber, Rumtopf, Rostkartoffeln, Raspel, Rebhuhn, reduzieren, Rippchen, reinigen, and Rote Grütze.
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