Jan 242018
 
Bohemian Poppy Seed Strudel - Authentic German

The Bohemian Poppy seed Strudel or “Striezel” is a German baking specialty  that comes from the Polish and Silesia cuisine but also from the Austrian part when it used to be Germany. If you want a “Striezel” you would braid the dough, if you roll it, it is a Strudel. It is made out of … read more …

 January 24, 2018  Posted by at 10:23 am Bohemian Poppy Seed Strudel Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 132017
 
Traditional Authentic German Austrian Linzer Cake

The Linzer cake is to be said to be the oldest-known in the world. For a long time a recipe from 1696 in the city library of Vienna was the oldest one known. But in 2005 the library director of the upper Austrian Museum found an older recipe from 1653 of Verona. There are numerous legends of … read more …

 December 13, 2017  Posted by at 1:23 am Austrian Recipes, Linzer Cake, Linzer Cake, Linzer Torte Tagged with: , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 122017
 
Original German Butter Stollen Thuringia Style

This recipe for the original butter stollen Thuringia style is an authentic recipe from Germany.  In the region of Thuringia this special stollen is a local specialty for Christmas and it can be named only stollen from Thuringia when it has gotten a certification based upon very strict qualifications! Happy Baking! Ingredients Original German Butter … read more …

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Dec 112017
 
Grog - German Alcoholic Hot Drink for Cold Days

Grog is a German alcoholic drink that us very common in the North of Germany as it used to be a seaman’s  drink. It is served mainly in winter, and became very common in the mountain skiing regions of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Admiral Edward Vernon introduced it to the Royal Navy in 1740. Back … read more …

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Nov 252017
 
German Dominosteine or Domino Cubes

Dominosteine or Domino Cubes are traditional German Christmas cookies and are not the easiest cookies to make. You need to have baking experience for this recipe. They consist of a Lebkuchen dough and have layers of marzipan and jam in between. At the end of the recipe you will find a link to a German … read more …

 November 25, 2017  Posted by at 8:48 am Domino Cubes Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Nov 252017
 
Spitzbuben Cookies - German Christmas Tradition

Spitzbuben cookies are a traditional German Christmas cookie and some call them “Johannes Taler” or “Hildabrötle” or “Linzer Augen”. The name might come from the 30 year war from 1618-1648 when the people did not have much to eat. The baker Johannnes von Redsburg created a sweet bread which he spread with jam and gave it to … read more …

 November 25, 2017  Posted by at 8:24 am Spitzbuben Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »