On 8th of July 2016 took place in Ulm, Germany the international conference “Tastes of Danube, Let’s taste it”. 120 people from 12 Danube countries took place at the conference. The conference programme included a number of plenary lectures, which provided scientific background as well as practical approach to the main themes in transnational comparison. Different methodical [...]
Once upon a time … in 1998 three befriended married couples and their friend Jürgen decided to look into whether the word wine in the name of the town Weinstetten and the grapes in the coat of arms can really be traced back to viticulture in the area.
Strolling through Ulm today you will see many pleasant things but one thing you won’t see are vineyards. Is that because of the climate or unsuitable soil? We know from the archives, however, that wine was cultivated in Ulm, possibly in the 9th century in Carolingian times.
What a wonderful sunny Sunday we had: under us the blue Danube river, left and right the cities of Ulm and Neu-Ulm enriched by the tents and the colorful flags of the Danube Festival.
We received 125 photos representing very beautiful motives from 7 countries. In order to make an objective decision regarding the winner photos we organised a small committee to help us taking this decision. At the beginning we have chosen the best 45 pictures after the following criteria: Bread, Wine and/or Herbs in relation to daily life (e.g. bread in the family, baking bread, producing win [...]
Our student assistant Rebekka Schön handed at the end of May the sour dough to Robert, a volunteer of the international Network of Roma and non-Roma volunteers Phiren Amenca (www.phirenamenca.eu). The met eachother for the first time in 2015 within the event ‘So keres Europa? – Changemakers Movement’ in Cluj-Napoca, Ro [...]
The association The Writers League from Timisoara collected different materials to the theme of bread from partners all over the Danube countries. Under the coordination of Ana Zlibut and Doina Dragan an International Anthology of Danubian Writers resulted. It was published by EUROBIT Publishing house Timisoara and presented at the conference “Tastes of Danube. Let’s taste it̶ [...]
The Slovenian Third Age University engaged older students of journalism in the project Tastes of Danube by uniting them on a common topic: Bread. Thus resulted a bilingual ebook with 14 different reports about bread.
The Johannes-de la-Salle-School in Pildesti has contributed to the project “Taste of Danube” in a creative way and through the engagement of industrious pupils it was possible to compile a collection of numerous napkins. These napkins are picturing a large variation of herbs and plants and represent the diversity of plants along the Danube.
Edina Rizvanovic started a baking action together with the pupils from the primary school in Ulm-Eisingen. The pupils also helped with the preparations and were surprised to discover that by using natural ingredients so many types of bread can be made.