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German Beef Rouladen

German Beef Rouladen

German Beef Rouladen (or beef rolls) is a very delicious and popular German recipe especially served for Sunday lunches when the whole family gets together. The German beef Rouladen are filled with bacon, onions, mustard and pickles, and wrapped in thin sliced beef. Served with mashed potatoes or Spaetzle and red cabbage, and a glass … read more …

Plunder Pastry with Sour Cherries

Plunder Pastry with Sour Cherries

Plunder pastries with sour cherries can be found in every German bakery. They can be made with vanilla pudding, quark with jam (raspberry, apricot) or assorted fruit on top. If you cannot get sour cherries you can use apricots or raspberries. Many recipes use yeast for the dough, this recipe is using frozen puff pastry … read more …

German Egg Liqueur

German Egg Liqueur

  German Egg liqueur or “Eierlikoer” in German is a traditional German liqueur and you can buy it from Verpoorten, the most popular Dutch brand for egg liqueur. In the former DDR (East-German Republic) it was a popular drink; I found a recipe from that region. You can enjoy it pure in small liqueur glasses … read more …

Gugelhupf with Raisins

Gugelhupf with Raisins

The Gugelhupf with raisins is a classic German cake recipe. Where does the word come from? Gugelhupf or Gugelhopf is a Southern German, Austrian, Alsatian, and Swiss term for a marble cake or Bundt cake. In the rest of Germany it is called “Bundkuchen” or “Napfkuchen”. Supposedly the part “Gugel-” is a variation of the … read more …

Cherry Tartlets

Cherry Tartlets

Cherry Tartlets are an individual pastry case with a filling of fruit or other sweet or savory mixture. In Germany we fill them with all kinds of fruit such as strawberries, raspberries or blackberries. The filling also contains quark and if you cannot find it in your supermarket, you can make it easy at home … read more …

German Christmas Markets in Berlin, Germany

German Christmas Markets in Berlin, Germany

German Christmas is special and the German Christmas Markets are the best. The capital of Germany has not only one market, no. There are more than 40 Christmas Markets throughout the city. Every quarter has its own market. You can find also Designer Christmas Markets, and non-traditional markets as well that are typical for this … read more …

German Christmas Cookies: Nikolaus Faces

German Christmas Cookies: Nikolaus Faces

German Christmas Cookies that look like the Santa Claus face are great cookies for the traditional German Nikolaus Day or in general for the holidays. They are a nice gift if wrapped in transparent paper and wrapped with a bow. You can be creative in making these. Children will love it. Happy Baking! Ingredients German … read more …

German Goulash Stew with Dumplings

German Goulash Stew with Dumplings

The German Goulash Stew with Dumplings – in German “Gulasch” –  is an easy German recipe that you will love. The dumplings are not as big as usual because they will be in the stew. So make them smaller than the regular dumplings. Happy Cooking! Ingredients German Goulash Stew 750 g onions 2 garlic cloves … read more …

Sauerkraut Potato Pancakes

Sauerkraut Potato Pancakes

You will love the Sauerkraut Potato pancakes! In Germany we are very creative when it comes to Sauerkraut. This is another original German recipe which is using Sauerkraut, the most famous side dish of Germany. Make sure to get the original German Sauerkraut; I always use the Bavarian Sauerkraut from Hengstenberg. If I am lucky … read more …