German Bechamel Potatoes

bechamel potatoes

German Bechamel potatoes are actually a mix of the German and French cuisine. Bechamel is also known as “white sauce”, and is made from butter and flour and milk. It is one of the mother sauces of the French cuisine but we like it…

Fried Potatoes Thuringia Style – Authentic German

The Fried Potatoes Thuringia style use as many dishes from “Thueringen” caraway seeds and marjoram. The caraway seeds can be ground too if you don’t like the strong taste when you bite on a seed. In Germany you have quite  a lot of potato…

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”. The little pancakes are very popular during the so called “Fastnachtszeit” (during German carnival), and in the Rhineland there is always a booth on the…

Austrian Bohemian Serviettenknoedel Recipe

Learn today about the Austrian Bohemian Serviettenknoedel Recipe, a special dumpling recipe from Austria and some parts in Germany. These dumplings are cooked in a napkin  which means “Serviette” in German, and this is the way how they are cooked traditionally in Austria, upper…

Fried Potatoes Recipe

Learn today about a recipe that is very popular in the South of Germany: Fried Potatoes with some ham. Just delicious! It is the perfect side dish for Bratwurst or serve it for brunch with some sausages and a fried egg. In Germany we…

Swabian Potato Dumplings

The Swabian Potato Dumplings, or as we call them “Knoedel”, are a regional food specialty from the South of Germany with Stuttgart as the main city of the county Baden-Würtemberg. This region has many delicious food specialties. The dumplings are served with dishes that…

Swabian Sour Potatoes

This is a German dish that has its origin a long time ago. It’s from the time after the second world war ended, the time of a big food shortage. Such times, as bad as they are, created many dishes, and still they are…

Herb Quark with Potatoes- Pellkartoffeln mit Quark

potatoes with herb quark

Learn today how to make Herb Quark with Potatoes or “Pellkartoffeln mit Quark” in German, a very popular dish that is simple and healthy. Recommended are Gold potatoes of a smaller size. You can make the quark from scratch or check out this website …