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…

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…

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,…

Bavarian Cabbage Side Dish – Grandma’s Recipe

Let’s have a look what is served in Bavaria as a side dish: Bavarian Cabbage! It is the perfect side dish for Bratwurst or “Fleischpflanzerl”, the German burger, or a beef or pork roast. And not to forget the Bavarian hamhocks, this cabbage is…

Bavarian Sauerkraut Salad – Oktoberfest Dish

bavarian sauerkraut salad

Bavaria is known everywhere for its Oktoberfest with Bavarian beer, Bratwurst, Ham Hocks, and Sauerkraut. Here in the USA it has become a traditional fest too. You can celebrate it in many US cities. If you create your private Oktoberfest try out this Bavarian Sauerkraut Salad….

German Roasted Chicken – Bavarian Brathendl

bavarian roasted chicken

There is no Oktoberfest without a German Roasted Chicken, or in Bavarian it is called “Brathendl”. It is a typical meal that you can order on the famous Oktoberfest ground called “Wies’n’.  For sure it tastes delicious for any occasion. The good news is,…