German Griebenschmalz Recipe – Lard Bread Spread

German Griebenschmalz Recipe

Are you looking for the famous lard bread spread that originates from Germany? Here is an original German Griebenschmalz Recipe, the popular lard bread spread. Griebenschmalz is made out of Flomen (leaf lard) and Pork Speck (belly fat). This is an original and authentic…

German Onion Tart – Onion Cake Zwiebelkuchen

onion cake

The German Onion Tart or “Zwiebelkuchen” is a popular dish of the South. This local specialty is often served with “first wine” in October. This wine is called “Süsser” or “Suser” , or in the Rhineland it’s “Federweisser”. In the region around Freiburg in…

German Austrian Specialty Tafelspitz

german tafelspitz

Find out how to make the  German Austrian Specialty Tafelspitz, which means literally the point of the table. It used to be the favorite meal of Austrian Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph, and this dish was part of every meal. It is therefor a national…

Sausage Salad Wurstsalat – Swabian Specialty

german sausage salad

Today find out how to make a delicious German dish from the South (Swabia) that you can get at any Inn or Gasthof. It is the Bologna Salad – we call it Wurstsalat in German.The sausages for this salad are traditionally Bologna or in…

Mecklenburger Punsch – German Hot Drink

mecklenburger Punsch

This is a drink just perfect for the cold winter season! When the nights are getting longer and colder, and the days shorter,  that’s the time for a cup of this German hot drink that is called “Mecklenburger Punsch” . This is a classic…

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,…

German Lentil Stew with Spaetzle – Swabian Specialty

lentil stew

The German Lentil stew with Spaetzle is a popular Swabian dish that is served in almost every Swabian “Gasthaus or Gasthof” (Gasthaus is a Inn with home cooked local specialties such as “Gasthaus Krone” or “Gasthof Bären” ). You can make the Spaetzle or…

Curry Ketchup Recipes – Authentic German

german curry ketchup recipes

Curry Ketchup Recipes are very popular in Germany like the famous Currwurst (curry sausage).  How did it start? It started when the German lady Herta Heuwer served it on September 4, 1949 at her street booth in Berlin, at the corner Kant/Kaiser Friedrich Strasse…