Jun 282017

The Sweet German Milk Rolls are very easy to make and are great for the breakfast or brunch table.
It's an Authentic German Recipe using yeast. Happy Baking!

sweet German Milk Rolls

Ingredients Sweet German Milk Rolls

500 g wheat flour, all purpose
1 cube fresh yeast or 1 package dry yeast
500 ml milk (not low-fat)

500 g flour, all purpose
150 g sugar
50 g butter
16 g salt

some milk

Baking Instructions Sweet German Milk Rolls

  • Dissolve yeast in milk, add to flour, make a pre-dough.
  • Let rise at a warm place, covered with cloth, until dough has doubled (up to 1 hour).
  • Add remaining ingredients, knead with kneading hooks until you get a smooth dough.
  • Let raise for another 30 min.
  • Knead dough with hands on a floured surface.
  • Form rolls (each about 80g).
  • Place on baking tray layered with parchment paper.
  • Brush milk on top of each roll.
  • Pre-heat oven to 390 F.
  • Before baking rolls cut them in the middle, brush again milk on it.
  • Bake for about 15 min. Attention: they brown fast! Move grid on a lower level if they are already brown before the end of baking time.


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Jun 202017

The dish Liver Berlin Style is a classic meal from Germany's capital Berlin. It is using veal liver with fried apple and onion rings, and will be served with mashed potatoes, red cabbage or carrots. The original is using liver from the calf but you could also use pork or beef liver. Happy Cooking!

liver berlin style

Ingredients Liver Berlin Style

Mashed Potatoes
800 g potatoes
150 ml milk
2 tbsp butter
black pepper, salt to taste
fresh ground nutmeg

Veal Liver
4 slices veal liver, each piece about 150 g, without skin
3 apples such as Gala, Braeburn
2 medium onions
some flour, clarified butter, sunflower oil, butter, 1/2 tsp sugar, black pepper

Cooking Instructions Liver Berlin Style

- Peel potatoes, cut in quarters.
- Boil them in water with some salt until they are soft.
- Drain, let cool off a bit, mash potatoes.
- Preheat oven to 175 F.
- Bring milk with butter, salt and nutmeg to  a boil, mix with potatoes, spice if needed. Keep potatoes warm in the oven.
- Wash apples, peel them, remove core, and cut in 1cm thick slices. Dust them with some flour.
- Peel onions, cut into slices and saute in oil until golden brown, add salt and pepper.
- Saute apples in some butter, sprinkle with some sugar and let them caramelize.
- Cut each liver piece in half, turn in flour, gently pat liver so excess flour will fall off.
- Fry liver in clarified butter on each side for about 2 min. Spice with salt and pepper.

Serve the liver with apple and onion rings on top. Sprinkle with fresh grated pepper and some chopped parsley (optional).

Jun 152017

The spinach potatoes fried egg dish is very German and as of today it is the meal for many families. It is healthy and a very tasteful combination for a nutritious meal.
Spinach is not only for babies. It has a high nutritional value; contains antioxidants, especially when fresh, steamed, or quickly boiled. Spinach is a rich source of vitamins A, C, E, K, B2, B6 and for minerals such as magnesium, manganese, iron, calcium, potassium, folic acid, copper, protein, phosphorus, zinc, niacin, selenium and omega-3 fatty acids. Happy Cooking!

Spinach Potatoes Fried Egg Dish

Ingredients Spinach Potatoes Fried Egg Dish

500 g fresh or frozen (chopped) spinach
3 tbsp butter
1 small onion
2 tbsp flour
1 tbsp heavy cream
4 eggs
1 tsp cooking oil
3 potatoes
salt, fresh grated nutmeg, pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions Spinach Potatoes Fried Egg Dish

Using Fresh spinach:
Remove stems, place briefly in boiling water. Drain and keep 200ml of the spinach water. Let cool off.
Puree spinach by using a hand blender or food processor.
Using frozen Spinach:
Defrost spinach, and puree with hand blender or food processor.
If you don't want the spinach to be a puree, you can cut the defrosted or cooked spinach in fine little pieces with a very sharp knife.

  • Peel potatoes, cut in halves or leave as whole if they are small.
  • Boil potatoes in water until they are soft. Drain.They should be done at the same time with the spinach and the eggs.
  • Peel onion, chop fine.
  • Melt butter in  apan, saute onions, add flour, mix well. Add the spinach water. Stir until it has thickened.
  • Add spinach, cook until spinach is hot.
  • Spice to taste and add heavy cream.
  • Make the fried eggs.

Serve with boiled potatoes or "Pellkartoffeln" (boiled potatoes with the peel on)  and fried eggs.

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Jun 142017
German Potato Pillekuchen - Rhineland Specialty

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Jun 122017
German Ground Beef Cabbage Soup

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Jun 092017
Swabian Apple Cake - Authentic German Recipe

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Jun 052017
Rumtopf Fruit Pot Ruedesheim Style

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