The Best German Christmas Songs

German Christmas  songs had been sung for hundreds of years. The most popular German Christmas songs have all religious character and in my childhood we would sing them every year under the Christmas tree. The most church choirs sing the songs and here is…

German Christmas Markets in Berlin, Germany

German Christmas Markets in Germany are the most popular attractions four weeks before Christmas. These markets are very specials and traditional. The capital of Germany, Berlin,  has not only one market. There are more than 40 Christmas Markets throughout the city. Every quarter has…

German Nikolaus Cookie

Make a German Nikolaus Cookie that looks like the Santa Claus, in German Nikolaus!  These are great cookies for the traditional German Nikolaus Day or in general for the holidays. They are a nice gift if wrapped in transparent paper and wrapped with a…

German Lebkuchen Brownies

Ingredients (45 pieces)
 German Lebkuchen Brownies 70 g dark chocolate 200 g soft butter 200 g powdered sugar 2 eggs 70 g ground hazelnuts 1 tbsp baking powder, salt 2 tbsp brown rum 2 tbsp lebkuchen spice or all spice  – Edora Lebkuchen Gewurz…

Christmas Letter to Himmelpfort Germany

There is a town in Germany that ghas a peculiar name. It is called Himmelpfort and literally translated this word means “Door to Heaven”. Now it makes more sense if you read Send a Christmas letter to Himmelpfort. The German town Himmelpfort is not…

German Christmas Cookies: Caramel Cookies

Ingredients (40-50 pieces)
 German Christmas Cookies: Caramel Cookies 4 tbsp pumpkin seeds 6 dried apricots 8 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp coarse sugar Dough 150 g cold butter 75 g powdered sugar 225 g flour 1 egg yolk 1 pinch salt 

Baking Instructions German…

Halloween Recipes: Green Punch

Germany has come up with some great Halloween recipes. Since many hears Halloween is celebrated in Germany the same way like in the USA. For your Halloween party you need great beverages that are scary looking. This is such a recipe. Invite all the…

The Reiterlesmarkt in Rothenburg

In this post I want to feature a very traditional and famous Christmas market of Germany, the Reiterlesmarkt  in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of the most beautiful German cities from the medieval times, located in the romantic “Frankenland”. This market dates back to the 15th…