Schupfnudeln – German Swabian Fingernoodles

swabian recipe schupfnudeln

The Swabian recipe “Schupfnudeln” is a regional specialty from the German region Swabia, from the Schwabenland around Stuttgart and Ulm (the region around Stuttgart down to the Lake of Constance, the region where Spaetzle come from). On every local fair they make Schupfnudeln with…

German Potato Soup – Eintopf Dish from Germany

german potato soup

The German Potato soup is a very popular soup in Germany, and, as you probably know, Germany is the country with the best potatoes. There are special potatoes for salad, mashed and fried potatoes. This potato soup is a classic soup which is easy…

German Potato Dumplings from the Pfalz

german potato dumplings

The German Potato dumplings from the Pfalz – or in English “The Palatinate”  comes from Latin Palātium, and means palace; and in the  region itself they call it in their dialect: Palz). There is another word for it in German that is Rheinpfalz, and…

German Potato Pancakes or Reibekuchen

german potato pancakes

German Potato Pancakes or “Reibekuchen” is a special German potato dish for all occasions. They are also called “Kartoffelpuffer” or in the South “Kartoffelküchle”. The little pancakes are very popular during the so called “Fastnachtszeit” (during German carnival), and in the Rhineland there is…

Potato Brussels Sprouts Gratin

potato brussels sprout sgratin

The Potato Brussels Sprouts gratin is an original German recipe, and a typical dish during the fall and winter season. Gratins or casseroles are very popular in Germany, and we call such a dish in German “Auflauf”. Potatoes combined with Brussels sprouts is a…

German Style Fried Potatoes

German Style Fried Potatoes

The German style Fried potatoes, or “Bratkartoffeln” in German, are the best indeed. And this dish is so easy to make. These fried potatoes are an ideal side dish for Bratwurst or Wiener Schnitzel, or can be served as a main dish with lettuce…

German Potato Pillekuchen – Rhineland Specialty

potato dish pillekuchen

The German potato dish called “Pillekuchen or Pillekooken, Pillekauken, Pinnekuchen, Pinnekeskuchen or Leinewebers Pfannkuchen”, is a German potato specialty from the region Nord-Rhine Westfalia (Nordrheinwestfalen) around Leverkusen, Wuppertal, Remscheid and Solingen and the Rhineland. It is a very inexpensive dish and you won’t find…

German Fried Potatoes Berlin Style

german fried potatoes berlin style

This is a recipe for German Fried Potatoes Berlin Style or “Bratkartoffeln Berliner Art” as they make it in the capital of Germany, Berlin. Recommended are potatoes such as the yellow Gold or red potatoes, Russet are cooking too soft and fall apart. Serve…