German Nikolaus Pocket Cookies

  This is a German Christmas Cookies recipe for December 6th, a traditional Germany celebration and is called “Nikolaus Day”. Back in my childhood Saint Nikolaus would visit every home in our community to see if the children had been nice kids during the…

German Cranberry Cookies for Christmas and Holidays

  Delicious German Cranberry cookies for Christmas, the holidays and special occasions. The cookies contain cranberries! How delicious! These German Christmas cookies are easy to make. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Cranberry Cookies 1 tbsp cocoa 25 g dried cranberries 1 egg white 1 dash…

German Apple Pancakes for the Perfect Brunch

German apple pancakes or “Apfelpfannekuchen” in German, are great for a sweet supper or as part of a Sunday brunch. German apple pancakes are thinner than the American pancakes. If you want to make them use apples that are slightly sour. Happy Cooking! Ingredients German…

Turkey with Calvados Apple Filling

Turkey with Calvados Apple Filling does not sound German at the first look but it is for sure a original German recipe. Turkey is also popular in Germany and in many families it is roasted for Christmas. Calvados is a  French apple brandy that…

German Lebkuchen Hearts – The Best Gift Ever

German Lebkuchen hearts are very popular on all German fairs, the Oktoberfest and the Christmas markets. There are booths which sell the hearts with all names and wishes. Unfortunately you cannot buy them here in America but you can make them at home. Decorate them…

Black-Red-Gold Cocktail

Black-red-gold cocktail is the nicest cocktail for German soccer fans. 2014 is the year of soccer and in some days Germany plays against USA. May the best team win! Happy Cocktail Mixing! Ingredients For the black layer 8cl vodka 8cl red currant juice or…

Asbach Brandy Drink Recipes

Asbach Brandy Drink recipes contain the traditional and classic German brandy A&A – Asbach and Auslese Riesling Liqueur. This is a special Riesling Liqueur that is used as an aperitif (it contains only 19% alcohol). It isn’t just great neat or on the rocks…

The best German Christmas Markets Videos

Germany has the most beautiful Christmas Markets. I put together a little collection of German Christmas Markets Videos that you will love. Find out about how Germany really is. It is not what you might think. It can be very modern but also very…