German Meat Loaf Falscher Hase

The German Meat loaf “Falscher Hase” (which means literally fake rabbit) is basically a German meat loaf with hard boiled eggs inside the filling. It can become a decorative Easter dish when you create the rabbits face as shown on the photo. Use bay…

German Austrian Specialty Tafelspitz

Find out how to make the  German Austrian Specialty Tafelspitz, which means literally the point of the table. It used to be the favorite meal of Austrian Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph, and this dish was part of every meal. It is therefor a national…

Berliner Donuts – Popular German Pastry

The Berliner Donuts are the most popular pastry in Germany and they are super popular 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….

How to make Sauerkraut at Home – All Steps

How to make Sauerkraut at home is not as 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 from scratch. Making Sauerkraut is an old traditional…

Weihnachtsgans or Roasted Goose – St Martins Gans

The Weihnachtsgans or roasted goose is a traditional Christmas dinner in Germany. Every year 5 million geese are imported from Poland for this purpose. A legend says that Saint Martin was hiding in a goose stable because they made him a bishop which he…

Original Wiener Schnitzel Recipe

Today you will learn about the Original Wiener Schnitzel Recipe. The Wiener Schnitzel is the most popular meat dish known in other countries. Its origin is quite interesting. Originally the Wiener Schnitzel is from Austria, and the name is protected by law, plus it…

German Goulash Soup – Authentic Recipe

The German Goulash soup is a traditional soup especially served on New years Eve, the night where people everywhere are celebrating the last hours of the old year. In Germany this evening is called “Silvesterabend”, and everyone throws a party with firework and a…

German Beef Rouladen – Authentic Recipe

german beef rouladen

German Beef Rouladen (or beef rolls) is a very delicious and popular German recipe. It is not only popular during the holidays, it is served for Sunday lunches when the whole family and friends get together. They are called in German “Rindsrouladen”. The German…