German Semolina Pudding

German Semolina Pudding (or some call it Cream of Wheat) – in German “Griessbrei” – is a typical German delicious dessert or even a main dish with apple sauce or other fruit, or just with sugar and cinnamon. It makes a great breakfast. What is Semolina?…

German Apple Sauce or Apfelmus

German Apple Sauce or Apfelmus is a great side dish for potato pancakes (Reibekuchen) or with Griessbrei (semolina pudding) and it can be used in cakes as well. It is very easy to make and as any home made dish it is all natural….

Pfitzauf – Sweet Swabian Specialty

Pfitzauf  is a traditional sweet German recipe from the Swabian cuisine. The dough consists of eggs, milk, flour, butter and salt or sugar and will be baked either in special fire proof ceramic forms that are only available in Swabian stores, or you can…

German Holiday Dessert – For Your Festive Menu

The German Holiday Dessert is the perfect ending for a German Christmas dinner. You need Lebkuchen, sour cherries and quark. Lebkuchen can be made – Go to the Recipe for Lebkuchen here – or you can find them at Aldi or Cost Plus (if…

Baked Apples filled with Marzipan

Baked apples filled with marzipan are super delicious as a dessert after a festive dinner such as the Christmas dinner. In a previous article we featured the German Roasted Goose which is the absolute traditional German Christmas meal. You can serve the baked apples…

Underberg Recipes – Cooking with Underberg

The tradition of the herbal German digestive “Underberg“ goes way back to a time that we nowadays would call the good old times. The Underberg story began in the year 1846 when Hubert Underberg married Katharina Albrecht, and they founded the company Underberg-Albrecht at…

German Sweet Plum Dessert

The German sweet plum dessert is not an average dessert from the German cuisine. When I found this recipe I thought, this is a great alternative for ice cream or pudding. The recipe is using dried plums (prunes) You can also make this German…

Authentic Peach Melba Dessert – Escoffier Recipe

Are you looking for the authentic peach melba dessert? Peach Melba must be one of the most popular European desserts. It originates from the French cuisine and has some interesting culinary history. That’s why it drew my attention. On the first glance it seems…