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Recipes For Three Festive German Hot Drinks Posted by on Dec 29, 2020

As promised in my last post (which you can find here), I will be sharing with you how to make these delicious winter warmers. You can often buy these ready made in the supermarket, but I find it tastes even better using real spices. I have added a vocabulary list at the end of the…

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Three Festive German Hot Drinks Posted by on Nov 30, 2020

Next week is already December and as the months get colder I crave for some festive drinks! Here are three festive hot drinks that you will typically find in German Christmas markets or at home during the festive period. Glühwein – Mulled Wine The most well-known drink for the hot months is Glühwein. This is…

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What is Glühwein and where did it come from? Posted by on Dec 18, 2018

Every December the Christmas markets go up in Germany and people come together to drink Glühwein. But what exactly is it and how did it come to Germany? Glühwein literally translates to “glow wine”. In English we know it as mulled wine. Although the drink is very popular in Germany, it’s origin does not come…

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Zeit für eine Geschichte: Teil 12 – Die Verabredung (pt. 4) – Glühwein! Posted by on Dec 30, 2015

This is Teil 12 (part 12) of the story of Max, a German student. Be sure to read the previous parts first! Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Part 10 Part 11 On Sunday, Laura and Max went ice skating on the Weihnachtsmarkt. Then, Max suddenly…

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