Aug 232016
 
German Italian Plum Dumplings

The German Italian Plum Dumplings is a sweet dish called “Zwetschgenknoedel” in German and whoever had been living in Germany might know this delicious dish. You need to enjoy them warm, with melted butter and sprinkle a cinnamon-sugar mix on top. As far as we know Italian plum dumplings are actually from Austria (the Austrian recipe contains potatoes), and … read more …






Aug 042016
 
Leipziger Allerlei Recipe - German Side Dish

Leipziger Allerlei is a German Vegetable recipe that makes a great side dish. 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 …






Jul 282016
 
Silesian Pumpkin Soup - A traditional Recipe

The Silesian pumpkin soup comes from the “old country called “Schlesien” in German. This recipe is old and traditional and comes from Silesia, a part of Europe that belonged to Germany but since 1945 it has been a part of Poland. On the map you can see that it is surrounded by Germany, the Czech Republic … read more …






Jul 272016
 
Lamb Green Beans Stew Brandenburg Style

  The German Lamb Green Beans Stew is a local specialty from the North-German region Brandenburg which was former East German territory but became its own province in 1990. The lamb dish is traditional and is served in local restaurants all over Brandenburg. It is diced lamb with onions, green beans and potatoes. Happy Cooking! … read more …






Jul 142016
 
Maultaschen Swabian Pockets Recipe

  Do you know the authentic Maultaschen Swabian Pockets Recipe?  This local food specialty from the South of Germany, Swabia, are filled pockets or ravioli 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 …






Jun 272016
 
Koenigsberger Meatballs

Koenigsberger Meatballs are, as the name says, from the city of Koenigsberg of former East Prussia. The recipe is about 200 years old. The meatballs or in German “Klopse” are served in a white gravu with capers, and are made out of ground meat such as from veal, beef or pork. Some add also anchovy … read more …






Jun 232016
 
Halve Hahn - Rhineland Specialty

This article will show you some traditional food from the Rhineland,  the head quarter of the German carnival (Karneval), and the historical city Cologne. What is a Halve Hahn? In the local pubs of the Rhineland you find something special on the menu and if you don’t know what it really is you might be … read more …






May 162016
 
Fried Potatoes Recipe

Learn today about a recipe that is very popular in the South of Germany: Fried Potatoes with some ham. Just delicious! It is the perfect side dish for Bratwurst or serve it for brunch with some sausages and a fried egg. In Germany we call the fried potatoes “Bratkartoffeln”, and there are different ways to … read more …






Nov 232015
 
Schaeufele - Southern Meat Specialty

Schäufele – Southern Meat Specialty – In Germany the evening of Dec 24 is the special day when gifts are exchanged and it is also the evening for special food specialties depending on the German region. In the South near the Black Forest and between Lake Constance and Stuttgart the dinner on the 24th can … read more …