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 …

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 how … read more …

Sep 082012
 
Warm Potato Salad

Ingredients 1 kg potatoes, waxy, yellow 1 onion 100 g Speck (German Bacon) salt, pepper, 1-2 tbsp German mustard 3-4 tbsp vinegar and canola or olive oil fresh dill, parsley, chives, chervil, cress Cooking Instruction – Boil potatoes with skin, then while they are hot peel them (use a fork and stick it into the … read more …

Feb 162012
 
Eggs in Green Sauce - Frankfurt Style

It was one of Goethe’s favorite dishes: boiled potatoes and eggs with green sauce. The healthy-green sauce came from France where it was called “Sauce verte”. In Italy is is popular under the name “Salsa verde” and in Germany it is a specialty of Frankfurt. There they call it “Grie Soss” which means “Gruene Sosse”. … read more …

Nov 072011
 
German Egg Liqueur

German Egg liqueur or Eierlikoer in German is a traditional German liqueur and you can buy it from Verpoorten (the brand is not available in the USA). I found a local recipe from the former DDR (East-German Republic) as it was  a very popular liqueur back then. You can enjoy it pure in small liqueur … read more …

Nov 012011
 
German Cheese Spaetzle

German Cheese Spaetzle are one of my favorites when it comes to local food from the South of Germany. This recipes comes from a region named “Allgaeu” but it is popular all around in Swabia. It’s the region before Bavaria which is famous for its cheese, the milk and milk products, and it is a … read more …

Oct 022011
 
German Cheese Spaetzle Recipe

German Cheese Spaetzle are one of my favorites when it comes to local food from the South of Germany or Swabia. This recipes comes from a region named “Allgaeu” but it is popular all around in Swabia. It’s the area before you enter Bavaria and it is famous for its cheese, the milk and milk … read more …

May 302011
 
German Onion Tart

German Onion Tart or “Zwiebelkuchen” is a popular dish of the South, a local specialty,  and is often served with new wine in October. The new wine is called “Suesser” or “Sauser” (in the Rhineland Federweisser) and in the region around Freiburg in the Black Forest you can enjoy the German onion tart with the … read more …