Tastes of Danube – Bread Connects

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We students from the class quarta at La Salle Secondary Grammar School in Bratislava visited a cozy bakery called Rusticana in a small village Nemecká (near Banská Bystrica) and interviewed the baker. The interview was quick because they had their hands full. Apart from the bakery there is also a chalet restaurant. And what did […]

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In a tent behind the baking house we met the mayor of Renquishausen, Jürgen Zinsmayer. He is, as many of his fellow citizens are, busy preparing the village festival. Mr. Zinsmayer, what can you tell us about the baking house in your commune? The baking house is a very important venue for our 800 villagers. […]

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Danube networkers Brigitte and Wolfgang Doster visited and interviewed Mrs. Theresia Volk, baking woman, and Jürgen Zinsmayer, mayor of Renquishausen near Tübingen. 80-18-2017 Hello Mrs Volk, you and many helpers are currently baking for the upcoming baking festival in Renquishausen. Do you have some spare time for us, anyway? Of course, we just put some […]

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In the context of the international seminar “Creating Bridges for Europe” at Haus auf der Alb in Bad Urach, Germany, an international group of the Danube-Networkers visited the company BeckaBeck in Römerstein on the Swabian Jura on 26th July. The 20 participants from Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Germany are all actively involved in […]

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In village Ratina, between Kraljevo and Krusevac, 7 km on south from Kraljevo, every first week in September is manifestation Projada. This year it was 10 years of this event. It implies nice stands with different sorts of corn bread available for degustation and for competition. Manifestation is in big school yard with visitors from […]

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On the last weekend of August, 27.8.2017 traditional 9th Strudl fest organized by the Association of Germans Backa Palanka (Serbia) was held. Numerous guests and participants were greeted by Mrs. Marlena Uhlarik, president of the Association. Visitors were able to enjoy the tastes of a wide variety of strudels: poppy, walnuts, plums, apples, cherries, chocolate, […]

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  Danube-networkers Brigitte and Dr. Wolfgang Doster visited and interviewed Mrs Christa Seitz, baking woman from Ettlenschieß in Alb-Donau region on June 9th 2017. They even brought their own dough for baking bread.   Hello Mrs Seitz, thanks for having us and giving us an insight into a day of baking. What is special about […]

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By Wolfgang Doster Summary of the interview with Mrs. Rüd, spokeslady of Seissen and the baking house in Seissen and Head of the Rural Women’s Association Seissen conducted on 4th July 2017. Seissen was first mentioned in records in 1085 as a donation to the monastery of Blaubeuren. Located on the Swabian Alb, Seissen is […]

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The Danube Networkers Carmen Stadelhofer, Bertram Wegemer and Jogy Jauss from Ulm visited the company Karl-Heinz Häussler GmbH on 11th July 2017. Talking to CEO Rosemarie Häussler-Mayer and the Marketing Director Mr. Fischer, they got informed about the company, its history and philosophy. Relevance for the project: Throughout our research with regard to existing baking […]

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In order to heat the oven in a baking house, meaning getting it up to the right temperature, “Büschela” are indispensable. The little bundles of brushwood are used to start and maintain a proper fire in the wood ovens. Hilde and Hans Kolb from Seissen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, explain us what that is all about. […]

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