Sep 052013
 
German Ribs with Sauerkraut

German Ribs with Sauerkraut is a specialty of the German county Rheinhessen and around Frankfurt and Aschaffenburg, served with mashed potatoes and a glass of Appelwoi (apple wine). This German dish can be ordered in every local restaurant. These kind of ribs are cured, cooked and look like pork chops. It is not Kassler which … read more …

Jun 192013
 
German Potato Cake from Hessen

German Potato Cake from Hessen is something to try. Germany is the country for all kinds of potato recipes like the USA for corn! This potato cake is after a local recipe from Hessen. You just need the right potatoes. I would use Golden as they are more waxy than the Russet potatoes. And I … read more …

Dec 052012
 
German Lentil Stew with Spaetzle

German Lentil stew with Spaetzle is a Swabian dish that is being served in almost every Swabian “Gasthaus or Gasthof” (Gasthaus is a local restaurant with local specialties and home cooking such as “Gasthaus Krone” or “Gasthof Baeren” ). You can make the Spaetzle or get them dried from German manufacturer Bechtle, they are the best … read more …

Oct 272012
 
Leipziger Allerlei

Leipziger Allerlei is a German Vegetable recipe that makes a great side dishe. This German recipe is an original recipe from the German Eastern city Leipzig that you will love. Leipziger Allerlei  contains of fresh peas, carrots, asparagus, mushrooms or morels. You also can add green beans, cauliflower, or kohlrabi. The classic recipe adds additionally … read more …

Oct 102012
 
Palatschinken Recipe and Designer Dirndls by Erika Neumayer

Although Oktoberfest in Munich just came to a close, there are still many Oktoberfest’s happening around the world and more people are deciding to wear the traditional dress to the events as well. However, if you’re looking for a dirndl that is fresh, modern and edgy then look no further than Rare Trachtenwear! Designed and … read more …

Sep 252012
 
Bavarian Ham Hock

Bavarian Ham hocks is a traditional and authentic German Bavarian specialty and always part of the Oktoberfest menu. The German name for it is “Schweinshaxe” – Haxe is another name for “leg”, and Schwein means “pig”. Ham hocks are also called Eisbein, Hachse, Haxe, or Stelze. The German pork knuckle is served on the popular German … read more …

Sep 222012
 
Maultaschen Swabian Pockets Recipe

  Maultaschen Swabian Pockets Recipe – Filled with Spinach and Beef -  Local specialty from the South of Germany, from Swabia; they are filled pockets with meat and/or vegetable. The classic filling is a mix of spinach and ground beef. Some recipes are using bratwurst filling, and some are without meat. There are different ways … read more …

Sep 212012
 
Silesian Streusel Cake

Silesian Streusel Cake – The Silesian cuisine covers also a part of the German and Polish cuisine. It was always a cuisine of a border area, therefor you find several influences of other areas such as Austria, Saxon or Bohemia. In Germany of today you still can find this cuisine in the county of Goerlitz. … read more …