Mar 132019
 
German Westphalia White Bean Soup

Westphalia is a region of Germany that is located in the Northwest, and it is one of the three historic parts of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It used to be part of the Kingdom of Prussia from 1815 to 1918 and the Free State of Prussia from 1918 to 1946. So after the war Westphalia merged with … read more …

Feb 222019
 
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 call the fried potatoes “Bratkartoffeln”, and there are different ways to … read more …

Jan 302019
 
German Lentil Stew with Spaetzle - Swabian Specialty

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 local specialties and home cooking such as “Gasthaus Krone” or “Gasthof Baeren” ). You can make the Spaetzle or get them dried from the German manufacturer Bechtle, they have really … read more …

Dec 212018
 
Schaeufele Recipe - Black Forest Meat Specialty

Find out about a special meat specialty: Schäufele (scheufele) Recipe – Black Forest meat specialty. In my childhood we would have this meat dish served exactly as shown on the photo below on Christmas eve, the evening were Christmas gifts are exchanged in Germany. Depending on the German region special dishes are served that night. … read more …

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 …

Aug 312018
 
Curry Ketchup Recipes - Authentic German

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 in Charlottenburg.  It was not the sausages that made this lady … read more …

Aug 032018
 
Authentic Thuringia Style Garlic Soup

Do you love garlic? If yes, you will love this German soup. The Thuringia style garlic soup is from the German region Thuringia or “Thüringen” – wonderful region in the middle towards the North of Germany. In German we call this soup “Knoblauchsuppe”. Grlic is healthy and when you remove the green part inside the … read more …

Jul 242018
 
Swabian Recipe Schupfnudeln

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 you also can get Spaetzle). On every local fair you can get Schupfnudeln with Sauerkraut and Spaetzle. There is no English name … read more …