Sep 192014
 
German Lebkuchen Hearts

German Lebkuchen hearts are very popular on all German fairs, the Oktoberfest and the Christmas markets. There are booths which sell the hearts with all names and wishes. Unfortunately you cannot buy them here in America but you can make them at home. Decorate them as you like. It is a great gift for birthdays or … read more …

 September 19, 2014  Posted by at 2:53 pm Lebkuchen Hearts, Lebkuchen Hearts Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »
Sep 092014
 
Potato Soup from Berlin

Potato Soup from Berlin or Berliner Kartoffelsuppe in German is a great Eintopf (stew) for the fall season. In Germany Eintopf dishes are very popular. Why? They are easy to make and healthy. These Eintopf soups are the best the next day. Well, try it out and you will see. Happy Cooking! Ingredients 2,5 kg … read more …

 September 9, 2014  Posted by at 6:14 pm Potato Soup Berlin Tagged with: , , , , , , ,  No Responses »
Sep 032014
 
How to make Homemade Vanilla Sugar

How to make Homemade vanilla sugar? I received this question quite often and decided to answer it in this article. To make your own vanilla sugar is some good idea especially when living in the USA as this popular German baking ingredient is not available in the main super markets (only in specialty stores). We use vanilla … read more …

 September 3, 2014  Posted by at 8:15 am Vanilla Sugar homemade Tagged with: , , ,  No Responses »
Sep 032014
 
German Apple Sauce or Apfelmus

German Apple Sauce or Apfelmus is a great side dish for potato pancakes (Reibekuchen) or with Griessbrei (semolina pudding) and it can be used in cakes as well. It is very easy to make and as any home made dish it is all natural. Some brands use preservatives which is mere nonsense. Try it out … read more …

 September 3, 2014  Posted by at 7:37 am Apfelmus, Apple Sauce Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Aug 262014
 
Home Made Kroketten

Home made Kroketten is a popular German side dish that you can order in every German restaurant. In the USA I found potato taters but they are not the same as the Kroketten. Basically they are mashed potatoes that will be fried in oil. Here is a recipe for home made Kroketten. Happy Cooking! Ingredients … read more …

 August 26, 2014  Posted by at 3:50 pm Kroketten Home Made Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Jul 312014
 
Streusel Cake with Plum Butter

Streusel Cake with Plum butter (Pflaumenmus in German) is an easy German cake that even beginners will be manage successfully. If you don’t have plum butter  here is the recipe to make it – Go to Recipe – But you can also use different jams like apricot, red currant or raspberry. Plum Butter of Pflaumenmus … read more …

 July 31, 2014  Posted by at 6:00 am Streusel Cake w Plum Butter Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »