Dec 052016
Underberg Recipes - Cooking with Underberg

The herbal German digestive “Underberg” has a tradition indeed, and its story began in 1846 when Hubert Underberg married Katharina Albrecht and founded the company Underberg-Albrecht at the Town Hall of the German city Rheinberg.  Years before Mr Underberg started to develop a drink that was more defined that the herbal elixirs he found in … read more …

Dec 052016
Onion Soup Recipe - Authentic German Recipe

This is an onion soup recipe that you will like and it is a German recipe. The most onion soups are made with white wine, toasted bread and cheese. Today I wanted to create a different onion soup, and I made one which is easy to digest and very light. It contains potatoes, celery, and instant … read more …

Dec 052016
German Holiday Butter Cookies - Easy Recipe

If you are looking for a fast and easy German cookie recipe here is one: The German Holiday Butter Cookies. They are also called “Butterbatzen”. It’s a traditional and classic Christmas cookie recipe. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Holiday Butter Cookies 220 g flour 30 g starch (corn starch or Gustin) 120 g sugar 1 package … read more …

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Nov 242016
German Red Cabbage - Original Authentic Recipe

German Red Cabbage or in German “Rotkohl” (some say also Blaukraut) is a great side dish. It goes very well with German Beef Rouladen and mashed potatoes which is a very traditional combination. You can find German red cabbage on every festive menu, in every good restaurant and inn that serve home made dishes. Red Cabbage … read more …

Nov 232016
German Christmas Cookies Adventsschnitten

The season for German Christmas Cookies starts in the “Adventszeit”, the 4 weeks before Christmas. The recipe “Adventsschnitten” or advent cookies starts the Christmas season. The cookies are spiced with cinnamon and cloves, and they go nicely with a cup of Gluehwein (mulled wine) or spiced apple cider. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Christmas Cookies Adventsschnitten … read more …

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Nov 152016
German Coconut Macaroons - Best Christmas Cookies

The German Coconut Macaroons are very popular Christmas Cookies and so easy to make, that everyone can try to be a baker. You can buy them in every German supermarket and bakery. The recipe below is an universal recipe which can be altered to make hazelnut or almond macaroons. Just make sure that the egg … read more …

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Nov 152016
German Beer Bread - Original Bavarian Recipe

German Beer Bread is the best to be made with German beer and especially the Bavarian beer from Hofbrau which is the oldest brewery in Bavaria. Here is a little history of the Hofbrauhaus: The Hofbrauhaus was founded in 1589 by Herzog Wilhem V. Since then the brewery and the Brauhaus are a historical location … read more …

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Nov 142016
Bethmaennchen - Christmas Cookies from Frankfurt

Bethmaennchen are German cookies made from Marzipan, almond flour, powdered sugar and rosewater. The name comes from the family Simon Moritz von Bethmann in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. A legend says that the famous Parisian pastry chef Jean Jacques Gautenier developed the recipe at the Moritz von Bethmann’s home in 1838. Whoever originated this recipe, the … read more …

Nov 072016
Chocolate Cookie Cake - German Cake Kalter Hund

The chocolate cookie cake or “Kalter Hund – Kalte Schnauze” or “Zebra Cake” used to be the brithday cake of mine and I am sure of many other children. This chocolate cookie cake is rich and creamy, and pure chocolate. It is a delightful combination of chocolate and butter cookies (you must use the ones … read more …