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Luxembourg

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Zip Facts about Luxembourg:

  • “Mir wëlle bleiwe, war mir sin”, the national motto of Luxembourg, means “We want to remain what we are”
  • Native born Luxembourgers are generally trilingual, learning Luxembourgish (Letzebuergesch) from infancy, German in elementary school, to be replaced by French in the later grades
  • Luxembourg has the highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in the world at about three times the average GDP of all of Europe, and has been ranked first in Europe and fourth in the world for economic freedom
  • The traditional food of Luxembourg was primarily a mixture of fine French dishes with hearty German flavors, and currently .influenced by Italian and Portuguese ingredients. Reisling wines and plum brandies (eaux-de-vie) produced in Luxembourg are popular beverages and are used in sauces as well
  • When invited to someone’s home, it is expected that you bring a gift of flowers or fine chocolates to the hostess, flowers usually in odd numbers, but never 13

Luxembourg BrandyRobert Brandy

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Link to Recipe: https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/luxembourg

Link to Map:  https://theworldfrommykitchen.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/recipemap-europe.pdf

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