Bavarian Dampfnudeln or Yeast Dumplings

Bavarian Dampfnudeln or Yeast dumplings is a traditional Bavarian dish. They are made out of a yeast dough and can contain eggs or not. You would make balls in the size of a fist and then cook them in a closed pot that contains…

Obatzter Authentic Bavarian Cheese Specialty

Obatzter, an authentic Bavarian Cheese Specialty, or also called Obatzda or Obazda, which means squeeze or mashed, is a popular Bavarian snack together with a glass of beer and a pretzel. It’s the beer garden food of Bavaria! Every beer garden in Bavaria serves…

German Liver Dumpling Soup – Bavarian Specialty

The German liver dumpling soup is a Bavarian Specialty and called in German “Leberknoedelsuppe”. “Knoedel” means dumpling and “Leber” means liver. If you travel to Bavaria one day, don’t forget to try such a soup. It is served in almost every Bavarian Gasthaus (inn)….

Bavarian Cabbage Side Dish – Grandma’s Recipe

Let’s have a look what is served in Bavaria as a side dish: Bavarian Cabbage! It is the perfect side dish for Bratwurst or “Fleischpflanzerl”, the German burger, or a beef or pork roast. And not to forget the Bavarian hamhocks, this cabbage is…

Old Fashioned Bavarian Apple Dumplings

Enjoy this old fashioned recipe for Bavarian apple dumplings that I got many years ago from someone on Facebook. This original German-Bavarian dish is served with vanilla sauce, or a mix of cinnamon and sugar. The dumplings are made out of a yeast dough…

Bavarian Bread Dumplings – Authentic Recipe

Bavarian Bread dumplings or Semmelknoedel in German are a food specialty. You would enjoy dumplings always with a meat dish and gravy, like a beef or pork roast, Goulasch or Beef rolls (Rouladen). The Bavarian recipe version is using rolls which are 1-3 days…

Bavarian Fried Apple Rings in Beer Dough

This is a delicious dessert from beautiful Bavaria: Bavarian Fried Apples Rings in Beer Dough served with a delicious cinnamon sauce or alternatively with a vanilla sauce. This is a traditional and classic Bavarian recipe and it is recommended to use German beer. Serve the…

Bavarian Ham Hocks – Roasted Pork Knuckles

Bavarian Ham hocks is a traditional and authentic German Bavarian specialty and is not just served at the Oktoberfest. In Germany we call this dish “Schweinshaxe” – Haxe is another name for “leg”, and Schwein means “pig”. Ham hocks are also called Eisbein, Hachse,…