Mar 112020
 
German Eggs Green Sauce - Frankfurt Style

It was one of Goethe’s favorite dishes: boiled potatoes and eggs with green sauce. The healthy-green sauce came from France where it was called “Sauce verte”. In Italy is is popular under the name “Salsa verde” and in Germany it is a specialty of Frankfurt. There they call it “Grie Soss” which means “Gruene Sosse”. … read more …

Mar 102020
 
Koenigsberger Meatballs - Authentic German

Koenigsberger Meatballs are, as the name says, from the city of Koenigsberg of former East Prussia. The recipe is about 200 years old. The meatballs or in German “Klopse” are served in a white gravy with capers, and are made out of ground meat such as from veal, beef or pork. Some add also anchovy … read more …

Feb 192020
 
German Carnival Recipes Mutzen

Today find out about the German Carnival Recipes: Mutzen – A Regional Recipe from the Rhineland. It was in the year of 1314 in Cologne. The first fools or in German called “Jecken” celebrated a parade through the city. The reason is unknown, only the date can be traced back. 200 years later a noble … read more …

Feb 042020
 
German Potato Dumplings from the Pfalz

The German Potato dumplings from the Pfalz – or in English “The Palatinate”  comes from Latin Palātium, and means palace; and in the  region itself they call it in their dialect: Palz). There is another word for it in German that is Rheinpfalz, and it is a region in South-Western Germany and connects to the … read more …

Jan 292020
 
Dresden Cheese Cake Eierschecke

The Dresden Cheese Cake Eierschecke is a cake specialty from Dresden, mainly from Saxon and Thuringia. The photo below shows the famous and beautiful cheese store and restaurant “Pfunds” www.pfunds.de. where they sell this cake. THE HISTORY Schecke is a cake that is made on a baking tray out of a yeast dough and it … read more …

Jan 162020
 
Bavarian Ham Hocks - Roasted Pork Knuckles

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, Haxe, or Stelze. And in Bavarian it is a “Hax’n”. The … read more …

Sep 052019
 
Radeberger Beer Goulash

The Radeberger beer goulash comes from the German city of Radeberg which is located in Saxon and used to be former DDR. In Radeberg they brew one of the finest beer you can imagine since centuries: The Radeberger Pils. This is the beer that is originally used in this recipe. Crowned the official drink by … read more …

Jun 212019
 
German Plum Dumplings - Original Recipe

The German Plum Dumplings is a sweet dish called “Zwetschgenknoedel” in German and if you had been living in Germany you might know this delicious dish. You enjoy these dumplings warm, with melted butter and sprinkle a cinnamon-sugar mix on top. Regarding the plums that are recommended to use, you would use Italian or Filbert … read more …