German Savoy Cabbage Stew with Ground Beef

german savoy cabbage soup

The German Savoy Cabbage Stew is ideal for a cold day when you need something warm. The stew is easy to make but we recommend to use German bacon. If you use American bacon then get thicker slices. Normally the bacon will be cut…

Gaisburger Marsch Eintopf – Specialty from Stuttgart

german meat stew

This original German recipe Gaisburger Marsch Eintopf (stew) comes from Baden-Wurtemberg, from Swabia, the region around Stuttgart, and from a part that is named “Gaisburg”. We researched to find out how this delicious stew came about. Here is the story: It is been said…

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…

German Kohlrabi Soup Bremen Style

kohlrabi soup bremen style

The kohlrabi soup from Bremen is a wonderful German soup and is very easy to make. Great soup for one of these cooler  evenings. You might be able to find kohlrabi at your local farmers markets. We found them at Sprouts and Wholefoods. Kohlrabi…

Authentic German Cabbage Soup with Croutons

german cabbage soup

This is a delicious German cabbage soup for all seasons. Soem say it’s a soup for fall and winter but honestly, I think it doesn’t matter.  Nevertheless cabbage is a popular fall/winter vegetable in Germany and can be used for many German recipes such…

German Leek Soup with Ground Beef

leek soup with ground meat

The leek soup with ground beef is a wonderful combination and makes a delicious German soup. It is nice for any season though some say it is a typical winter soup as leek normally is available during the winter months. Well, not anymore. Try…

Old Fashioned Tomato Soup with Rice

old fashioned tomato soup with rice

The old fashioned tomato soup is a classic and authentic German recipe as it was used by my grandmother. You would add rice to this soup which is a great combination with tomatoes. Important is to use ONLY ripe tomatoes to make this soup….

Sauerkraut Stew with Sausages – Traditional German

Sauerkraut Stew with Sausages

The Sauerkraut stew with sausages makes a a wonderful dish for all seasons but some prefer it in winter and fall. You must try this stew, or “Eintopf” in German, if you love Sauerkraut. The best is to get German Sauerkraut from Hengstenberg or…