Nov 032012
 
German Liver Dumpling Soup

The German liver dumpling soup is a Bavarian Specialty and called in German “Leberknoedelsuppe”. Knoedel is a dumpling and Leber is liver. If you travel to Bavaria one day, don’t forget to try one; you can get this soup in almost every Gasthaus. The home made recipe’s base is a beef broth, as described in … read more …

Oct 012012
 
German Kale Soup

German Kale Soup: Gruenkohl or Kale is a typical German vegetable which is being used in many German recipes during fall and winter. Frozen kale is very convenient to be used for making a soup still,  fresh or frozen, the cooking time is always very long.  If you cannot get frozen kale, fall or winter is the … read more …

Sep 272012
 
Zwiebelrostbraten - Viennese Roast Beef

Zwiebelrostbraten  is a classic German dish that is served in many regions of Germany, like in Frankonia, Thuringia, Berlin, Hessen, Swabia or Vienna. If you would translate it literally it means “onion-topped roast beef with gravy”. The recipes vary by region. I want to feature today the classic variation: Wiener Zwiebelrostbraten In Austria the dish … read more …

Sep 272012
 
Dutch Coffee

Dutch coffee is using egg liqueur which is a very popular liqueur in Germany and originally it is a dutch liqueur from Verpoorten. If you don’t have gg liqueur at home it is quite easy to make your own. See recipe at the bottom. Enjoy the coffee especially on a cold fall or winter’s day. … read more …

Sep 252012
 
Pfitzauf - Sweet Swabian Specialty

Pfitzauf  is  a traditional sweet German recipe from eggs out of the Swabian kitchen. The dough consists out of eggs, milk, flour, butter and salt or sugar and will be baked either in special fire proof ceramic forms that are only available in Swabian stores or you can use fire proof ceramic cups, even coffee … read more …

Sep 112012
 
Schaschlik  Barbecue

Schaschlik Barbecue is a popular fast food in the Rheinland and Southern Germany. You can find it at any snack booth, they make it in front of you, serve it on a paper plate with sauce and a bun. There are 2 variations: you can grill the meat or saute the meat in a sauce … read more …

Aug 082012
 
Spaghetti Bolognese with Mushrooms

Spaghetti are popular all over the world. So in Germany. This is my favorite recipe that I created. I am always using the thin spaghetti but not the angel hair, they are too thin. Barilla has some good thin spaghetti.  I hope you enjoy it – Happy Cooking! Ingredients (serves 4) 300-400 g ground beef … read more …

Jul 122012
 
Party Pasta Salad with Feta

This party or summer salad is ideal for barbecues and has as main ingredient frisee salad which has curly leaves and is also called chicory or endive, and short pasta. The red pepper brings some color into it and the vinaigrette gives it a mild Italian flair but it is an original German recipe and … read more …