Warm Potato Salad from South Germany

If you visit the South of Germany (Baden-Wurtemberg) make sure to order a warm potato salad in one of the Inns (Gasthof) that you find on the country side in every town. This salad is special and tastes the best with German Speck (smoked…

German Bechamel Potatoes

German Bechamel potatoes are actually a mix of the German and French cuisine. Bechamel is also known as “white sauce”, and is made from butter and flour and milk. It is one of the mother sauces of the French cuisine but we like it…

Fried Potatoes Thuringia Style – Authentic German

The Fried Potatoes Thuringia style use as many dishes from “Thueringen” caraway seeds and marjoram. The caraway seeds can be ground too if you don’t like the strong taste when you bite on a seed. In Germany you have quite  a lot of potato…

German Potato Pancakes or Reibekuchen

German Potato pancakes or “Reibekuchen” is a special German potato dish for all occasions. The little pancakes are very popular during the so called “Fastnachtszeit” (during German carnival), and in the Rhineland there is always a booth on the fairs selling them fresh from…

Austrian Bohemian Serviettenknoedel Recipe

Learn today about the Austrian Bohemian Serviettenknoedel Recipe, a special dumpling recipe from Austria and some parts in Germany. These dumplings are cooked in a napkin  which means “Serviette” in German, and this is the way how they are cooked traditionally in Austria, upper…

Fried Potatoes Recipe

Learn today about a recipe that is very popular in the South of Germany: Fried Potatoes with some ham. Just delicious! It is the perfect side dish for Bratwurst or serve it for brunch with some sausages and a fried egg. In Germany we…

Swabian Potato Dumplings

The Swabian Potato Dumplings, or as we call them “Knoedel”, are a regional food specialty from the South of Germany with Stuttgart as the main city of the county Baden-Würtemberg. This region has many delicious food specialties. The dumplings are served with dishes that…

Schupfnudeln – German Swabian Fingernoodles

The Swabian recipe “Schupfnudeln” is a regional specialty from the German region Swabia, from the Schwabenland around Stuttgart and Ulm (the region around Stuttgart down to the Lake of Constance, the region where Spaetzle come from). On every local fair they make Schupfnudeln with…