Dec 072018
 
Silesian Streusel Cake

Silesian Streusel Cake – The Silesian cuisine covers also a part of the German and Polish cuisine. It was always a cuisine of a border area, therefor you find several influences of other areas such as Austria, Saxon or Bohemia. In the Germany of today you still can find this special cuisine in the county … read more …

Dec 042018
 
Bethmaennchen - Christmas Cookies from Frankfurt

Bethmaennchen are German cookies made from Marzipan, almond flour, powdered sugar and rosewater. The name comes from the family Simon Moritz von Bethmann in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. A legend says that the famous Parisian pastry chef Jean Jacques Gautenier developed the recipe at the Moritz von Bethmann’s home in 1838. Whoever originated this recipe, the … read more …

Nov 092018
 
German Red Cabbage - Original Authentic Recipe

German Red Cabbage or in German “Rotkohl” (some say also Blaukraut) is a great side dish. It goes very well with German Beef Rouladen and mashed potatoes which is a very traditional combination. You can find German red cabbage on every festive menu, in every good restaurant and inn that serve home made dishes. Red Cabbage … read more …

Oct 192018
 
Easy German Apple Streusel Cake

This easy German apple streusel cake is one of  our favorite cakes (streusel means crumbles). It can be varied with the Damson prunes or apricots. It is the ultimate Kaffee and Kuchen Cake in Germany – a typical coffee cake. The cake is easy to make, even baking beginners can be proud of themselves.  Happy … read more …

Sep 152018
 
German Lentil Soup - Authentic Recipe

The German lentil soup is a classic among all German soups. We tried out several options: Using lentils from a can and dried ones. We came to the conclusion: Dried lentils are the best.  You can reduce the cooking time when soaking them the evening before in water, and let them sit over night. Just … read more …

Sep 042018
 
German Stuffed Peppers or Filled Pepper with Meat

German stuffed peppers are filled with meat and are called in German “Gefuellte Paprika”. This German dish is easy to make and can be varied. If you don’t like to use meat fill the peppers with a rice-vegetable mix. You can also use ground Bison meat or a mix of pork and beef. Happy Cooking! … read more …

Aug 302018
 
German Beef Rouladen - Authentic Recipe

German Beef rouladen (or beef rolls) is a very delicious and popular German recipe. It is not only popular during the holidays, it is served for Sunday lunches when the whole family and friends get together. They are called in German “Rindsrouladen”. The German beef rouladen are filled with bacon, onions, mustard and pickles, and … read more …

Aug 112018
 
German Filled Potatoes - Authentic Potato Dish

German Filled potatoes are a great alternative to baked potatoes which are very popular in the USA. The filled potatoes are easy to make and the most work does the oven! Happy Cooking. Ingredients German Filled Potatoes (serves 6) 6 big potatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 200 g bacon (or alternatively German Speck) 1 smaller … read more …