Mar 222018
 
Bavarian Ham Hocks - Roasted Pork Knuckles

Bavarian Ham hocks is a traditional and authentic German Bavarian specialty and always part of the Oktoberfest menu. The German name for it is “Schweinshaxe” – Haxe is another name for “leg”, and Schwein means “pig”. Ham hocks are also called Eisbein, Hachse, Haxe, or Stelze. The German pork knuckle is served on the popular German … read more …

Jan 082018
 
German Liver Dumpling Soup - Bavarian Specialty

The German liver dumpling soup is a Bavarian Specialty and called in German “Leberknoedelsuppe”. Knoedel is a dumpling and Leber is liver. If you travel to Bavaria one day, don’t forget to try one; you can get this soup in almost every Gasthaus. The home made recipe’s base is a beef broth, as described in … read more …

May 082017
 
German Roasted Chicken - Bavarian Brathendl

There is no Oktoberfest without a German Roasted Chicken or in Bavarian “Brathendl”. It is a typical meal on the Wies’n but tastes delicious at any occasion. The skin needs to be crunchy and the meat juicy. Enjoy it with a glass of beer, French fries and mixed salad. Here is an original Bavarian recipe … read more …

Aug 102016
 
German Italian Plum Cake - Authentic Recipe

This German Italian plum cake or called “Zwetschegendatschi” in German is a wonderful cake when the Italian plumes are ripe. In Germany these plums are called “Zwetschgen” or “Pflaumen” and they are smaller than the regular plums you find normally in the USA.  You might find  plumes on local Farmers Markets or get your own … read more …