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Mini Stollen

It is mid-November and that means Christmas is not too far away. Some Germany Christmas items one will find during December need to be prepared somewhat in advance because their ingredients need to sit to develop the right amount of flavour. One of these items would be the Christmas Stollen, a yeast cake with dried fruits and nuts. Great way to share with friends and family is a mini version.

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Weckman – A St.Martin’s Tradition

On November the 11th we celebrate St.Martin’s Day in some parts of Germany. It’s a celebration about sharing and being a role model to other people, showing kindness even though one doesn’t have much him-/herself. As most celebrations, this days also has it’s culinary specialties and the Weckmänner are one of it.

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Savoury Party Buns

A bit funny shape but very delicious.

I was baking a cake the other day and thought I should use some of my whole wheat flour. I’ve heard many times that whale wheat flour would go rancid after a while. Since I haven’t used mine in a while I was a bit worried that it could be case. So, find a recipe that would use those. Sadly, a lot of German bread and bun recipes require various types of flour. I am not even sure if I could buy them all here. However, I stumbled upon this recipes which uses regular and whole wheat flour.

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