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Genuss x Zeit in Schwetzingen

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The world-renowned Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart visited Schwetzingen three times during his short life – in 1763 as a seven-year-old child prodigy, and later in 1777 and 1790 as a musician and a conductor.  On September 1, 2018, the city acquires another Austrian connection – “Genuss x Zeit – Die österreichische Botschaft“. Some of …

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Ice Rolls in Speyer

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The technique for ice rolls originated from Southeast Asia, and it’s been rolling into Europe and the Americas over the past few years.  In Thailand, it’s known as stir-fried ice cream, “I-Tim-Pad”. Here in the Rhine-Neckar region, you can enjoy the spectacle of ice rolls in Speyer, at Eismanufaktur Englert.  The store has been open for …

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Possibly The Best Ice Cream in Mannheim

Possibly the best ice-cream in Mannheim

In 2016, the weekly Hamburg-based newspaper “Zeit Magazin” wanted to know where one could get good ice-cream in Germany.  Over 33,000 readers nationwide responded, nominating their favorite ice-cream parlors.  The top 15 are compiled in this map below: Lucky for us based in the Rhine-Neckar region, 2 of the 15 are located close by: Vannini in Worms, and Zeitgeist …

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Possibly The Most Popular Ice Cream in Worms

Vannini Worms

In 2016, the weekly Hamburg-based newspaper “Zeit Magazin” wanted to know where one could get good ice-cream in Germany.  Over 33,000 readers nationwide responded, nominating their favorite ice cream parlors.  The top 15 are compiled in this map below: Lucky for us based in the Rhine-Neckar region, 2 of the 15 are located close by: Vannini in Worms, and …

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Home of Happy Cows

Food Explorers Weinheim Milchtankstelle

“Home of Happy Cows” is a dairy farm owned by the Großhans family in Weinheim, and they boast of a 24/7 “Milchtankstelle” (literally, milk filling station) supplying fresh milk at the press of a button!  Located along the road leading to the Miramar water park in Weinheim, the Milchtankstelle is easily accessible by foot, bicycle or car.  You could …

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Persian Shop in Heidelberg

Persian Shop Heidelberg

Heidelberg has a second Persian food shop!  “Pars” opened its doors for business in March 2017 in the suburb of Rohrbach.  The shop itself is not that big, but one can find a good range of Persian food items on the shelves, including good quality Persian rice, precious saffron strands and various floral and herbal distillates …

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An Interview with Juliah Rais-Morres

Juliah Rais-Morres

Food bridges cultural divides – and there’s no time more relevant than now.  I interviewed Juliah Rais-Morres – mother of two, freelance landscape architect, caterer, Malaysian-Asian cooking instructor, and founder of “Cooking for HOPE“, a project to aid refugees, specifically teenagers who arrive in Germany on their own, without their parents or families. Juliah was …

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