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…

Authentic German Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

stuffed cabbage rolls

This is a recipe for authentic German stuffed cabbage rolls which we call Krautwickel or Kohlrouladen in Germany. Cabbage is used since a long time because it is rich of Vitamin C. It used to be an important vegetable during the winter months because…

German Green Beans Wrapped in Bacon

green beans wrapped in bacon

Learn today how to make German Green Beans Wrapped in Bacon. It’s a delicious side dish for any menu. The recipe is using summer savory (Bohnenkraut) which is an herb that came to Germany in the 9th century,  brought by monks to grow in…

Egg Cauliflower Recipe – German Meatless Dish

egg cauliflower recipe

If you like egg dishes you will like this Egg Cauliflower recipe. It is a German ragout or stew with eggs and cauliflower served in a creamy cheese sauce. It will take about 45 minutes to make it, and the dish has only 400…

German Red Cabbage – Original Authentic Recipe

german red cabbage

German Red Cabbage, or in German “Rotkohl” (some say also “Blaukraut”), is a great side dish. It goes very well with German Beef Rouladen and mashed potatoes which is a very traditional combination. You can find German red cabbage on every festive menu, in…

Creamed Cabbage German Style

cremed cabbage german style

This is a recipe for a delicious German side dish using cabbage: Creamed Cabbage German Style. It’s a great combination for mashed potatoes, Bratwurst, Frikadellen or a pork/beef roast. Super easy to make and so healthy! Happy Cooking! Ingredients Creamed Cabbage German Style 1…

German Cucumber Stew

cucumber stew

The German Cucumber Stew is a delicious German main dish with ham or if made without, it becomes a delicious meatless dinner. This dish  is very easy to make and tastes the best with English cucumbers or the special cucumbers for cooking which I…

German Stuffed Tomatoes – With Ground Beef

stuffed tomatoes

What can you do when you have so many tomatoes left over from your harvest?  We found a German recipe for stuffed tomatoes (or filled tomatoes) – what a great choice for lunch or dinner! You need quite some big tomatoes for this authentic…