Jan 122017
 
Berliner Donuts - Popular German Pastry

The Berliner Donuts are the most popular pastry in Germany especially around the carnival season (February/March). Let us tell you a bit more about this German tradition of carnival: As you probably know, Germany is the European center for this celebration. Before spring “Karneval”,  “Fasching” or “Fasnacht” will be celebrated in many regions of Germany. In Cologne, … read more …

Jun 272016
 
German Potato Pancakes or Reibekuchen

German Potato pancakes or “Reibekuchen” is  a special and typical German dish for all occasions. They are very popular during the “Fastnachtszeit” (during German carnival) and in the Rhineland there is always a booth on the fairs selling them fresh from the skillet. If you like potatoes you should try this simple recipe. In Germany we eat … read more …

Feb 062015
 
German Carnival Recipes Mutzen

  German Carneval Recipe Mutzen – It was 1314 in Cologne. The first fools or in German called “Jecken” celebrated a parade through the city. The reason is unknown, only the date can be traced back. 200 years later a noble man named “Weinsberg” wrote about the carnival. He described that there were no differences … read more …