Berliner Donuts – Popular German Pastry

berliner donut

The Berliner Donuts are the most popular pastry in Germany and they are super popular before and around the carnival season (February/March). Little Background: Food that was fried in fat used to be enjoyed before the “Fastenzeit” (lent) which started Ash Wednesday and ended…

Original Dresdner Stollen – Christmas Specialty

original dresdner stollen

Learn today how to make Original Dresdner Stollen which is a traditional Christmas cake in Germany since centuries,  and this is an authentic German recipe. The “Dresdner Stollen” is popular all over the world.  This German cake has its own history. Have you ever…

Authentic Pichelsteiner Bavarian Stew

Pichelsteiner stew

This recipe has tradition, the Pichelsteiner Bavarian Stew.  It is one of the popular soup or stew (Eintopf) recipes from Germany, and this one is from Bavaria. It is very easy to do: Cut all ingredients in small pieces, mix them in a big…

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…