Jan 122017
 
Berliner Donuts - Popular German Pastry

The Berliner Donuts are the most popular pastry in Germany especially around the carnival season (February/March). Let us tell you a bit more about this German tradition of carnival: As you probably know, Germany is the European center for this celebration. Before spring “Karneval”,  “Fasching” or “Fasnacht” will be celebrated in many regions of Germany. In Cologne, … read more …

Dec 152016
 
German Sauerkraut Soup - Authentic Recipe

German Sauerkraut Soup – A very tasty and easy to make soup! It is the right soup for these cold evenings in fall or winter. Sauerkraut contains a lot of Vitamin C, and is a typical German winter season vegetable. When combined with Kassler, a German specialty, smoked pork chop, it makes an awesome main … read more …

Dec 062016
 
Weihnachtsgans or Roasted Goose

Weihnachtsgans or roasted goose is a traditional Christmas dinner in Germany. Every year 5 million geese are imported from Poland. A legend says that St Martin was hiding in a goose stable because they made him a bishop which he did not wanted. The geese did their usual job when they are in danger like … read more …

Nov 282016
 
Original Dresdner Stollen - Christmas Specialty

Learn today how to make Original Dresdner Stollen which is a traditional Christmas cake in Germany since centuries,  and this is an authentic German recipe. The “Dresdner Stollen” is popular all over the world.  This German cake has its own history. Have you ever asked yourself what it is actually symbolizing? The form of the … read more …

Nov 082016
 
Authentic German Sauerbraten - Traditional Recipe

The Authentic German Sauerbraten is a traditional German pot roast using beef. The meat will be marinated for some days, and you serve it usually with potato dumplings, Spaetzle, mashed potatoes and red cabbage. The German ribbon egg noodles is a great side dish as well. We think  any pasta is good that connects well … read more …

Nov 072016
 
Curry Ketchup Recipes - Authentic German

  Curry Ketchup Recipes are very popular in Germany like the famous Currwurst (curry sausage).  How did it start? It started when the German lady Herta Heuwer served it on September 4, 1949 at her street booth in Berlin, at the corner Kant/Kaiser Friedrich Strasse in Charlottenburg.  It was not the sausages that made this … read more …

Nov 042016
 
Roasted Almonds - Christmas Market Specialty

Roasted almonds are a German specialty that you will find on every  German Christmas Market throughout Germany. They are also available here in the USA but are not as common as for example the Kettle corn. We found a recipe to make roasted almonds – or you can use it also for walnuts, pecans or … read more …

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Oct 222016
 
How to make Sauerkraut at Home

How to make Sauerkraut at home is not so difficult as you may think. When I wrote the last recipe for Sauerkraut I thought it would be good to know how you actually can make Sauerkraut yourself. It is an old traditional way and it is healthy. It might be a bit tricky as it … read more …