Some people say that our neighbours have nothing more to offer than 'Beer und Bradwurst', but that is very wrong! We would like to guide you to the most beautiful places in Germany - a wonderful, magical destination for your holiday!
In Germany you will find beautiful forests, perfect for hikers and nature lovers. Just over the border you're right in the hills, just think of the Eifel, Sauerland and Hunsrück. A must-see are the UNESCO protected old beach forests in Germany - The old lowlands-beach forests have disappeared from almost everywhere in Europe because of human intervention, except here.
Read up about the old cities in Germany with an architecture book. Medieval half-timbered houses, gothic, baroque - you'll find it all here. Even beach lovers are in for a treat, you have the German Wadden Sea or the beautiful islands in the Baltic Sea. There are many lakes in the Mecklenburg lake district, you can hire a boat and you will have a blast!
Do not miss:
Population: 81 million
Area: 357,022 km2
Highest point: Zugspitze at 2,962 meters
Our recommendations for Germany:
For the dough: 250g flour, 2g of salt, 1 egg, 100ml of warm water, 2 ml of oil. For the filling: 100g breadcrumbs, 50g of butter, 140g sugar, 10g of cinnamon, 170g of raisins, 10g lemon juice, 1100g of apple slices, a few drops of rum. To finish: melted butter and powdered sugar.
In a bowl put all the ingredients in for the dough and knead until soft but not sticky. Knead the dough into a ball and leave it to rest for 30 minutes in the bowl add a little oil. Roll out the pastry to approximately 2mm thick and brush with melted butter.
Filling: Heat the butter in a pan and fry the breadcrumbs until golden brown. Mix the cinnamon and sugar, then add the bread crumbs, raisins, lemon juice, apples and rum. Cover the dough with the filling, cut excess edges and gently roll with the help of a cloth. Bake the strudel on a greased baking sheet until brown at approximately 190 ° C. After baking, immediately cover with hot butter. Let it cool for at least half an hour (although it is difficult). Serve dusted with icing sugar.