Jun 052017
 
Rumtopf Fruit Pot Ruedesheim Style

Learn today how to make the Rumtopf Ruedesheim Style. In German we call it  “Ruedesheimer Fruechtetopf” or fruitpot, and it is an original recipe from Asbach Uralt in Germany. Ingredients Rumtopf Fruit Pot Ruedesheim Style Use a 3-4 liter stoneware, earthenware or china pot, or a jar. Choose either a variety of different fruits or … read more …

Apr 282017
 
Maibowle or May Wine - German Alcoholic Drink

Maibowle or May wine was mentioned the first time in the year 854 by the monk Wandalbertus from the German monastery Kloster Prüm, and it was used as a strengthening medical beverage for liver and heart. It also contained leaves from black currant and a vine named “Gundelrebe”. Waldmeister is an herb that has de-cramping … read more …

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Nov 082016
 
Rudesheimer Coffee with Asbach - The Best German Brandy

In 1892 Hugo Asbach, merchant and distiller, founded the company Asbach & Co. in Rüdesheim at the romantic Rhine. He did not know at that time that he was setting a mile stone in Germany for a name that it still popular as in 1892.  A marketing slogan that is still valid today was created … read more …

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Nov 032016
 
Mulled Wine Recipe - German Gluhwein

Mulled wine recipe – Gluhwine or “Glühwein” in German is a traditional hot drink during the winter months.  Fall and winter is the time for warm and hot beverages. In Germany the most famous warm beverage recipe is a hot spiced (or mulled) wine named “Gluehwein”. In Scandinavia they call it Gloegg but it is … read more …

Jun 282016
 
Mecklenburger Punsch

When the nights are getting longer and colder, and the days shorter,  that’s the time for a cup of a hot beverage such as the “Mecklenburger Punsch” . This is a classic recipe from the former DDR (East Germany)  and is also called “Seelenwaermer” translated as “warming the soul”. Its origin is Mecklenburg, hence the … read more …

Nov 252015
 
German Egg Liqueur

  German Egg liqueur or “Eierlikoer” in German is a traditional German liqueur and you can buy it from Verpoorten, the most popular Dutch brand for egg liqueur. In the former DDR (East-German Republic) it was a popular drink; I found a recipe from that region. You can enjoy it pure in small liqueur glasses … read more …

Jan 272015
 
Grog

Grog is a German alcoholic drink that us very common in the North of Germany as it used to be a seaman’s  drink. It is served mainly in winter, and became very common in the mountain skiing regions of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Admiral Edward Vernon introduced it to the Royal Navy in 1740. Back … read more …

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