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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

SPAIN: Catalonia Part 2 - Catalonian Cuisine Links - Catalonians vote on 9 28 2016 to secede from Spain but pundits say that won't happen!!

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The fare of northeast Spain spotlights the vivid qualities of smoky seasonings, fresh produce, and an array of chiles.

Below are generic Catalonian photos of foods


















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VIDEOS

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INTERNATIONAL: MORE on Oktoberfest from Rick Steves, Travel guru QUICK LINK TO VIDEO










INTERNATIONAL: GERMANY: MUNCHEN (Munich) - OKTOBERFEST Part 2 - September 17-October 2, 2016 - OKTOBERFEST VIDEOS QUICK LINK



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According to WIKI: 


Oktoberfest Volksfest (beer festival) and traveling funfair). Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, it is a 16- to 18-day folk festival running from mid or late September to the first weekend in October, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. Locally, it is often called the Wiesn, after the colloquial name for the fairgrounds (Theresienwiese). The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture, having been held since 1810. Other cities across the world also hold Oktoberfest celebrations that are modelled after the original Munich event.

During the event, large quantities of Oktoberfest Beer are consumed: during the 16-day festival in 2013, for example, 7.7 million litres were served.  Visitors also enjoy numerous attractions, such as ausement rides, sidestalls and games. There is also a wide variety of traditional foods.

















Monday, September 26, 2016

INTERNATIONAL: GERMANY: MUNCHEN (Munich) - OKTOBERFEST Part 1 - September 17-October 2, 2016 - WEBCAMS AND PHOTOS AND RECIPE LINK

OKTOBERFEST ARTICLE

OCTOBERFEST LIVE WEBCAMS


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According to WIKI: 

Oktoberfest Volksfest (beer festival) and traveling funfair). Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, it is a 16- to 18-day folk festival running from mid or late September to the first weekend in October, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. Locally, it is often called the Wiesn, after the colloquial name for the fairgrounds (Theresienwiese). The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture, having been held since 1810. Other cities across the world also hold Oktoberfest celebrations that are modelled after the original Munich event.

During the event, large quantities of Oktoberfest Beer are consumed: during the 16-day festival in 2013, for example, 7.7 million litres were served.  Visitors also enjoy numerous attractions, such as ausement rides, sidestalls and games. There is also a wide variety of traditional foods including Hendl (roast chicken),





Schweinebraten (roast pork),


Schweinshaxe (grilled ham hock),


Steckerlfisch (grilled fish on a stick), 

W├╝rstl (sausages) 



along with Brezen (pretzels),

Knodel (potato or bread dumplings),

Kasespatzle (cheese noodles),

Reiberdatschi (potato pancakes),

Sauerkrautor Rotkohl/Blaukraut (red cabbage) 

along with such Bavarian delicacies as Obatzda (a spicy cheese-butter spread) 
 and Weisswurst (a white sausage).



Other research:


Bier, of course (photos)






DESSERTS