Dec 112019
German Spritzgebaeck Cookies  for Christmas & Holidays

The German Spritzgebaeck cookies are traditional Christmas cookies in Germany. You don’t need special ingredients so  this recipe is ideal for the last minute Christmas baking. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Spritzgebaeck Cookies (about 65 pieces) 200 g powdered sugar 400 g soft butter 4 tbsp milk 2 eggs, medium size 2 packages vanilla sugar 0.6 … read more …

Dec 092019
Potato Dumplings Half and Half

Potato dumplings half and half are called that way because you use raw and cooked potatoes to make them. We call them Kartoffelknoedel halb und halb. In Germany potato dumplings are used as a side dish for meat dishes with gravy such as Goulash, pot roast, Rouladen and pork roast. If you ever wanted to … read more …

 December 9, 2019  Posted by at 11:57 am Potato Dumplings half and half Tagged with: , , , , , ,  No Responses »
Nov 072019
The German Christmas Pickle - A Myth or a Lie?

Let’s talk about  a “German” Christmas tradition that is somewhat unusual and deserves some attention. It’s the tradition of the Christmas pickle. Today I heard the first time about it, and being a German I wanted to know more about it. It was not a tradition in my childhood. Some research was needed to find … read more …

 November 7, 2019  Posted by at 6:13 pm Holiday Recipes Tagged with: , , , , ,  5 Responses »
Oct 302019
Underberg Recipes - Cooking with Underberg

The tradition of the herbal German digestive “Underberg“ goes way back to a time that we nowadays would call the good old times. The Underberg story began in the year 1846 when Hubert Underberg married Katharina Albrecht, and they founded the company Underberg-Albrecht at the Town Hall of the German city “Rheinberg” (near Bonn). Years … 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 …

Aug 132019
Potato Soup Berlin Style - Authentic German Recipe

Germany is the nation with the best potatoes. There are so many varieties. Find out today how to make the Potato Soup Berlin Style or as we call it in german the “Berliner Kartoffelsuppe”. Such a soup we also would call “Eintopf” because everything is cooked in ONE PAN. These Eintopf dishes are very popular … read more …

 August 13, 2019  Posted by at 9:14 am German Soups, Potato Soup Berlin Tagged with: , , , , , , ,  1 Response »
Jun 062019
German Wheat Rye Bread Authentic Recipe

This German Wheat Rye bread is made out of 3 different kinds of flour. The two types of flour most commonly used for bread in Germany are wheat flour Type 1050 and rye flour Type 1180. Special flour types are not available in US supermarkets but are quite common in Germany. Also yeast is used … read more …

 June 6, 2019  Posted by at 10:13 am German Bread and Buns, Wheat Rye Bread Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »
Mar 202019
Griessnockerl Soup - Semolina Dumplings

The Griessnockerl Soup (or Griessnockerlsuppe in German) is a German soup that makes a perfect starter for a menu. In Germany soups are served before a menu and the Griessnockerlsuppe is a classic soup that you can find on many traditional German restaurant menus. Nockerl are semolina dumplings and the origin is Austria. The Nockerl … read more …

 March 20, 2019  Posted by at 7:59 am Griessnockerl Soup Tagged with: , , , , , , ,  No Responses »