January 29, 1499
Birth of Katharina von Bora (1499-1552), wife of Martin Luther, in Lippendorf, Neukieritzsch, Germany. "Die Lutherin", as she was referred to, was sent at the age of 5 to the … [Read More...]
Marlene Dietrich (27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German-American actress and singer.
Dietrich remained popular throughout her long career by continually re-inventing herself, professionally … [Read More...]
Streuselkuchen (crumb cake) is a German specialty. Traditionally it is made of a yeast dough covered with crumbs. The term "streusel" (a German word meaning "something scattered or sprinkled", refers … [Read More...]
As with the birth of the FRG, the formation of a separate nation-state in the Soviet zone also took only a few years. In late 1947, the SED convened the "German People's Congress for Unity and a Just … [Read More...]
"I had neither mother nor father. Richard was everything to me. He is the only one who has given me love. " - Cosima Wagner
Cosima Wagner (born December 25, 1837, Bellagio, Lombardy, Austrian … [Read More...]
February 4, 856
The feast day of Hrabanus Maurus is celebrated on February 4 in Fulda, Mainz and Limburg. He entered the monastery at Fulda (Germany) at age 10. In 801 he began study with Alcuin at … [Read More...]
German is one of the largest groups of Indo-Germanic languages. It is used as the official language of Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein, and is a co-official language in Switzerland, Belgium, … [Read More...]
Rouladen or Rinderrouladen is a German meat dish, usually consisting of bacon, onions and pickles wrapped in thinly sliced beef which is then cooked.
4 large, sweet onions, sliced
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