Mecklenburger Punsch – German Hot Drink

mecklenburger Punsch

This is a drink just perfect for the cold winter season! When the nights are getting longer and colder, and the days shorter,  that’s the time for a cup of this German hot drink that is called “Mecklenburger Punsch” . This is a classic…

Bavarian Ham Hocks – Roasted Pork Knuckles

bavarian ham hock

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,…

German Lentil Stew with Spaetzle – Swabian Specialty

lentil stew

The German Lentil stew with Spaetzle is a popular Swabian dish that is served in almost every Swabian “Gasthaus or Gasthof” (Gasthaus is a Inn with home cooked local specialties such as “Gasthaus Krone” or “Gasthof Bären” ). You can make the Spaetzle or…

Curry Ketchup Recipes – Authentic German

german curry ketchup recipes

Curry Ketchup Recipes are very popular in Germany like the famous Currwurst (curry sausage).  How did it start? It started when the German lady Herta Heuwer served it on September 4, 1949 at her street booth in Berlin, at the corner Kant/Kaiser Friedrich Strasse…

German Liver Dumpling Soup – Bavarian Specialty

bavarian liver dumpling soup

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)….

Sauerkraut Stew with Sausages – Traditional German

Sauerkraut Stew with Sausages

The Sauerkraut stew with sausages makes a a wonderful dish for all seasons but some prefer it in winter and fall. You must try this stew, or “Eintopf” in German, if you love Sauerkraut. The best is to get German Sauerkraut from Hengstenberg or…

Sausage Salad Wurstsalat – Swabian Specialty

german sausage salad wurstsalat

Today find out how to make a delicious German dish from the South (Swabia) that you can get at any Inn or Gasthof. It is the Bologna Salad – we call it Wurstsalat in German.The sausages for this salad are traditionally Bologna or in…

Swabian Potato Salad from Southern Germany

Swabian potato salad

The Swabian potato salad is a very popular salad in the South of Germany which is divided into Bavaria and Swabia. This salad from the “Schwabenland” can be made in different ways, and it is also popular in other regions of Germany. In my…