Additionally, we have a very tasty carnival specialty: "Fasnetsküchle".
This year, I made them for the very first time. Surely I saw my mom making them often and also helped her sometimes. But this time I was the responsible one :-)
They are made of a sweet yeast dough, then the dough is rolled and cut into rhombs.
After that the challenging part comes: they are put into heated oil where they bake happily until golden brown.
Here's a recipe in German.
I took my recipe from this Swabian cuisine book which I got from my mother some years ago:
And now have a look:
Start with patience and let the yeast dough grow...
BTW, we also watched the carnival processions yesterday and as we lived in Cologne some years, this was certainly the highlight: