Black Forest Ice Cream Cup – Schwarzwald Becher

Black Forest Ice Cream Cup

This is a special ice cream specialty which is called the Black Forest Ice Cream Cup or Schwarzwaldbecher. It’s one of these cups that you would get in a German ice cream parlor. As we don’t have such parlors in the USA you can…

Spaghetti Ice Cream – German Specialty

spaghetti ice cream

Oh what a delight! Spaghetti Ice cream is very popular all over Germany, and you can get it in every ice cream parlor (“Eisdiele” in German and “Gelateria” in Italian) in Germany. The first ice cream parlor was opened 1668 in Paris by the…

German Strawberry Ice Cream Cup

German Strawberry Ice Cream Cup

The German Strawberry Ice cream cup is what you get in every ice cream parlor (Eisdiele in German) in Germany. These ice cream parlors can be found everywhere from North to Souths and East to West in Germany. Every German city has its “Eisdiele”….

German Quark Recipe – Sweet Quark Pan Cakes

German Quark Pan Cakes - Quarkkeulchen

The German sweet quark pan cakes or “Quarkkeulchen” as we say in German, are simply delightful! . The main ingredient is quark. If you cannot find quark in an US super market, you can make it from scratch or check out our Article –…

German Semolina Pudding

German Semolina Pudding (or some call it Cream of Wheat) – in German “Griessbrei” – is a typical German delicious dessert or even a main dish with apple sauce or other fruit, or just with sugar and cinnamon. It makes a great breakfast. What is Semolina?…

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….

Pfitzauf – Sweet Swabian Specialty

Pfitzauf  is a traditional sweet German recipe from the Swabian cuisine. The dough consists 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…

Baked Apples filled with Marzipan

Baked apples filled with marzipan are super delicious as a dessert after a festive dinner such as the Christmas dinner. In a previous article we featured the German Roasted Goose which is the absolute traditional German Christmas meal. You can serve the baked apples…