Speckeier are scrambled eggs with bacon. It's a perfect dish for Vesper - German snack time in-between main meals (Zwischenmahlzeit).
A Zwischenmahlzeit is also referred to as Brotzeit, Vesper or … [Read More...]
July 4, 966
Death of Pope Benedict V in Hamburg, Germany. Benedict had been elected Pope in defiance to the wishes of the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Otto I. After serving for several months … [Read More...]
Adolf Hitler was born in the Austrian border town of Braunau am Inn in 1889. When he was seventeen, he was refused admission to the Vienna Art Academy, having been found insufficiently talented. He … [Read More...]
June 24, 1292
Graf Adolf von Nassau was crowned German King at Aachen. He was King of the Germans until deposed by the Habsburg, Albert I.
June 24, 1768
Death of Johann Julius Hecker in … [Read More...]
March 2, 1481
Birth of Franz von Sickingen in Ebernburg, Germany. A character in Goethe's play, Götz von Berlichingen, the historic Sickingen was a defender of the Protestant cause in Germany. His … [Read More...]
Fragrant with nutmeg and marjoram, this creamy potato soup gets a zesty kick from a grating of fresh horseradish root. After cooking, it's whipped into a smooth, airy froth.
4 tbsp. … [Read More...]
Hans Spemann (born June 27, 1869, Stuttgart, Württemberg - died Sept. 12, 1941, Freiburg im Breisgau, Ger.), German embryologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1935 for … [Read More...]
Hoppelpoppel is a traditional way to use up leftovers in Berlin. Made with meat, potatoes, onions, and eggs, it's one of those great quick recipes you can put together in no time. It is similar to the … [Read More...]
Stollen is a fruit bread containing dried fruit and often covered with powdered sugar or icing sugar. The bread is usually made with chopped candied fruit and/or dried fruit, nuts and spices. Stollen … [Read More...]
The Möbius strip or Möbius band is a surface with only one side and only one boundary component. The Möbius strip has the mathematical property of being non-orientable. It can be realized as a ruled … [Read More...]