Pork Roast Franconia Style with Dark Beer Gravy

pork roast franconia style

If you like pork roast you should try the pork roast Franconia style with a dark beer gravy. This recipe is authentic and proven and comes from the German region Frankenland or Franconia. The Franconian region is located  in Bavaria, north and south of…

German Austrian Specialty Tafelspitz

german tafelspitz

Find out how to make the  German Austrian Specialty Tafelspitz, which means literally the point of the table. It used to be the favorite meal of Austrian Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph, and this dish was part of every meal. It is therefor a national…

Sausage Salad Wurstsalat – Swabian Specialty

german sausage salad

Today find out how to make a delicious German dish from the South (Swabia) that you can get at any Inn or Gasthof. It is the Bologna Salad – we call it Wurstsalat in German.The sausages for this salad are traditionally Bologna or in…

German Meat Loaf Falscher Hase

German Meat Loaf falscher Hase

The German Meat loaf “Falscher Hase” (which means literally :fake rabbit”) is basically a German meat loaf with hard boiled eggs inside. It can become a decorative Easter dish when you create the rabbits face as shown on the photo. Use bay leaves for…

How to make Sauerkraut at Home – All Steps

german sauerkraut

How to make Sauerkraut at home is not as difficult as you may think. When I wrote the last recipe for Sauerkraut I thought it would be good to know how you actually can make Sauerkraut from scratch. Making Sauerkraut is an old traditional…

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….

German Spaetzle – Swabian Noodle Specialty

german spatzle

German Spaetzle are not only popular in the South of Germany, in Swabia, they are known in Switzerland and the Alsace. I am very happy that I even can purchase dried ones here in the USA!  But do you know how to make them?…