Authentic Pichelsteiner Bavarian Stew

Pichelsteiner stew

This recipe has tradition, the Pichelsteiner Bavarian Stew.  It is one of the popular soup or stew (Eintopf) recipes from Germany, and this one is from Bavaria. It is very easy to do: Cut all ingredients in small pieces, mix them in a big…

Oktoberfest Creamy Mushrooms – Rahmschwammerl

Oktoberfest Creamy Mushrooms

The popular Munich Oktoberfest comes with many food specialties. One is the so called “Rahmschwammerl” or Oktoberfest Creamy Mushrooms. The classic combination would be to serve with Semmelknoedel – Find recipe here –   It’s a delicious meatless alternative, and so easy to make.  Happy…

Bavarian Leberkaese Burger Sandwich

german leberkaese burger

Serve the Leberkaese Burger at your Oktoberfest or enjoy it while watching a soccer game. The burger tastes best with a glass of  German beer! Find out how you can make Leberkaese from scratch- Click here – Happy Cooking! Ingredients Leberkaese Burger (4 servings)…

German Italian Plum Cake – Authentic Recipe

german plum cake

This German Italian plum cake, called “Zwetschegenkuchen” in German is a wonderful cake when the Italian plumes (Zwetschgen) are ripe. These “Zwetschgen” or “Pflaumen” are smaller than the regular plums that you find normally in the USA. You might find  plumes on local Farmers…

Leberkase Schnitzel – Liver Cheese Schnitzel

leberkase schnitzel

Leberkaese, or in German Leberkäse, means literally translated “liver cheese”, even though in Bavaria it does not contain any liver at all. Leberkaese is a special sausage meat and very popular in the South of Germany, Bavaria, and Austria. Find out today how to…

Old Fashioned Bavarian Apple Dumplings

bavarian apple dumplings

Enjoy this old fashioned recipe for Bavarian apple dumplings that I got many years ago from someone on Facebook. This original German-Bavarian dish is served with vanilla sauce, or a mix of cinnamon and sugar. The dumplings are made out of a yeast dough…

Bavarian Dampfnudeln or Yeast Dumplings

bavarian dampfnudeln

Bavarian Dampfnudeln or Yeast dumplings is a traditional Bavarian dish. They are made out of a yeast dough and can contain eggs or not. You would make balls in the size of a fist and then cook them in a closed pot that contains…

Bavarian Ham Hocks – Roasted Pork Knuckles

bavarian ham hock

Bavarian Ham hocks is a traditional and authentic German Bavarian specialty and is not just served at the Oktoberfest. In Germany we call this dish “Schweinshaxe” – Haxe is another name for “leg”, and Schwein means “pig”. Ham hocks are also called Eisbein, Hachse,…