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Bohemian Baked Yeast Dumplings (‘Buchteln mit Marmeladefüllung’)

Bohemian Baked Yeast Dumplings (‘Buchteln mit Marmeladefüllung’)

TimJune 12, 2021
One of the greatest aspects of German food is that you can eat something sweet like these Bohemian baked yeast dumplings (“Buchteln”, “Rohrnudeln”, or “Buchtly”) as a main dish without anyone giving you strange looks. In Southern Germany, a lot of the vegetarian dishes are sweet. Fruits like apples, Italian […]

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