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Wine and Cheese: A Match for Gourmets

Whether you’re planning a party or just getting a small group together, whether you’re an experienced wine connoisseur or someone who just loves trying out new tastes and experimenting in the kitchen … here we present you with a wealth of information on how to pair flavorful German cheeses with aromatic wines. Find out what kind of cheeses and what brands are available in North America ..  » read more…

The Season for Federweiße und ZwiebelkuchenFederweisser and Zwiebelkuchen_edited-3

October is the month to decant and test the first wines of the year. A well known culinary treat in the South West of Germany is Federweiße und Zwiebelkuchen (partially fermented young white wine and onion tart or tarte flambee in French).In most towns and cities around the Mosel and Rhine rivers, people flock to marketplaces and wine gardens to sip a glass of slightly alcoholic, sweet, effervescent and cloudy Federweiße and feast on bites of crispy onion tarts.….. » read more…

Halloween – German styleSausage Snake_sq

While this celebration of all things ghoulish and creepy isn’t celebrated on such a grand scale as it is in the United States, Halloween has become increasingly popular in Germany over the past decades. German children of all ages have discovered the delights of dressing up in funny or spooky costumes to practice the fun tradition of trick-or-treating. For a good German-American fright fest, we have compiled recipes and party ideas and travel tips to Burg Frankenstein, the original 12th century home of the Count of Frankenstein, where you can party and dine to your heart’s delight.» read more.