Bavarian Fried Apple Rings in Beer Dough

bavarian apple rings

This is a delicious dessert from the South of Germany: Bavarian Fried Apples Rings in Beer Dough served with a delicious cinnamon sauce or alternatively with a vanilla sauce. This is a traditional and classic Bavarian recipe and it is recommended to use German…

German Lebkuchen Hearts – Best Gift Ever

German Lebkuchen Hearts

German Lebkuchen hearts are very popular on all German fairs, the Oktoberfest and the Christmas markets. There are booths which sell the hearts with all names and wishes written on them. Unfortunately you cannot buy these hearts here in America but the good thing…

Oktoberfest Bratwurst Sauerkraut Pan Dish

sauerkraut bratwurst dish

The Bratwurst Sauerkraut Pan dish is very easy to make and a different way to make Sauerkraut with Bratwurst. This is great for the Oktoberfest but you will love it as a dinner on a cold winter’s day as well! In Germany we like…

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…

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…

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 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,…