Leberkase Schnitzel – Liver Cheese Schnitzel

leberkase schnitzel

Leberkaese, or in German Leberkäse, means literally translated “liver cheese”, even though in Bavaria it does not contain any liver at all. Leberkaese is a special sausage meat and very popular in the South of Germany, Bavaria, and Austria. Find out today how to…

Dresden Cheese Cake Eierschecke

eierschecke

The Dresden Cheese Cake Eierschecke is a cake specialty from Dresden, mainly from Saxon and Thuringia. The photo below shows the famous and beautiful cheese store and restaurant “Pfunds” www.pfunds.de. where they sell this cake (see the photo below, showing the cheese chop). THE…

Sailor Stew Bremen Style – German Recipe from the North

sailor stew Bremen style

Cook and eat like a sailor! Today find out about a local dish specialty from the city of Bremen in North Germany: The Sailor Stew Bremen Style. It is a hearty stew with beef and pork, served with boiled potatoes and vegetable of your…

German Green Pea Soup Cologne Style

german green pea soup cologne style

The German Green Pea Soup Cologne Style is a special soup recipe from the Rhineland. They call it “Ähzezupp”, in high German “Erbsensuppe”. This soup is ideal for fall and winter and tastes great with sausages. In the Rhineland they use the smoked Mettwuerstchen…

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…

Maultaschen Swabian Pockets Recipe

Maultaschen Swabian Pockets Recipe

Do you know the authentic Maultaschen Swabian Pockets Recipe?  This is a local food specialty from the South of Germany, Swabia, and it’s pockets or ravioli with a meat and/or vegetable filling. The classic filling would be a mix of spinach and ground beef….

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,…

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…