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 …

Feb 162012
 
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 …