Germans love Christmas Cookies so much that they designated an entire word to it: “Plätzchen.“ This means if you’re looking for cookies anytime between January and October, they’re “Kekse” but… Read more
From Bratwurst to Leberkäse, there are more than 1500 different kinds of wurst many of which are not available in the U.S.
There are so many things to love about Halloween—the costumes, the decorations, and most of all, the food! These Halloween food crafts are perfect for getting you into the Halloween… Read more
This cheesecake will stay moist for days in the refrigerator. The flavors of both the cream cheese and pumpkin shine through without competing. Delicious!
Discover how to make pumpkin puree from fresh pumpkins and use it in baking, such as this delicious recipe for pumpkin bread.
Ingredients (for 4 people) 2 pounds potatoes 1 jalapeno, optional 12 shallots or small onions Less than one cup of poultry broth 6 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper to… Read more
Food is the most essential part of absolutely any party but when it comes to the Fourth of July, there are only three colors that your guests want to see… Read more
Germans love a good summer barbecue as much as Americans do but what they put on their plates doesn’t exactly resemble hot dogs, burgers and co. These recipes can easily… Read more
Ingredients for 4 people Slightly more than 1 pound of strawber- ries, washed and quartered 4 whole mint leaves washed 4 mint leaves finely sliced 10 tablespoons sugar 4 tablespoons… Read more
Ingredients (for 4 people) • 6 tablespoons coconut flakes • 6 bananas • 3 tablespoons butter • 4 tablespoons fresh liquid honey • 2 tablespoons lime juice • 4 scoops… Read more
A starter, a main dish and a dessert… this is what a traditional French meal looks like. But which are the most traditional French desserts?
Ingredients for 4 people 2 cups cherries, pitted 2 ¼ cups cherry juice 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon potato starch 1 ½ cup flour 1 -1 ¼ cup milk ½… Read more
Ingredients (for 4 people) ¾ cup almonds without skin ½ cup fresh basil leaves chopped 12 basil leave whole ½ cup fresh parsley chopped 1 whole lime, washed 6 tablespoons… Read more
Ingredients (for 4 people) 4 cups fresh mushrooms sliced into quarters and washed 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup diced ham or bacon 1.5 pounds spaetzle ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon… Read more
Try this Valentine’s Day Raspberry Truffle recipe for a treat that’s rich, sweet and decadent.
Nothing makes me happier on Valentine’s day than having a yummy dessert with my special person.
Ingredients • 100 grams of mushrooms per person • 1 small onion • one leek • a little oil • salt • ground pepper • some red wine • parsley… Read more
Ingredients • For four persons : 600 to 700 grams of beef • Salt • Pepper (corns and ground) • Sugar • White wine, Red wine • Vinegar (a simple… Read more
Ingredients for 4 people Ingredients for 4 people • 4 -5 tablespoons of vegetable oil • 7/8 cup ground almonds • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder • 2 teaspoons baking powder… Read more
Glühwein, which literally translates to ‘glow wine‘, is a staple at every outdoor event throughout the winter months. It lets you continue to take advantage of your convenient location in… Read more
While many Germans resort to classic dishes like potato salad and sausages or Schnitzel, most take advantage of the spare time that comes with the holidays and create extravagant meals… Read more
The holidays provide an important opportunity to get together with family and friends. This time of year, however, can be especially tough for those serving in the military, stationed far… Read more
Roast Beef dinner is the perfect meal this time of the year.
Ingredients (for 4 people) • ½ cup chopped parsley • 8 ounces crème fraiche • 2 small zucchini diced into ½ inch cubes (or diced celery if you prefer) •… Read more
Ingredients for 4 people 1 cup finely diced carrots 1 cup finely diced celery 1 cup finely diced onions 2 finely diced garlic cloves 8 tablespoons olive oil 1 chili,… Read more
Ingredients for 4 people • 1¾ pound chicken filets • 20 wooden skewers/sticks • Baking parchment paper • 1 cup green olives • 4 tablespoons olive oil • 1 organic… Read more
Ingredients for 4 people Slightly more than 1 pound of chicken breast, diced in ½ inch cubes 1 cup sundried tomatoes, chopped in half 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz My small daughter, my husband and I love it when our home smells like freshly baked bread! That’s why I often make our bread… Read more
Ingredients (for 4 people) 2.5 pounds asparagus 1.5 pounds potatoes 8 6-inch slices boiled ham 2 cups flour ½ cup chopped fresh parsley Salt, ground white pepper and nutmeg to… Read more
If you’re looking for something quick, easy and great tasting, then Baked Chicken Taquitos is for you.
Stuffed onions with BBQ Ground Meat Ingredients (for 4 people) 2 extra large onions (similar to Vidalia onion size) peeled, cut in half, and remove all but the outer… Read more
Spice up your taste buds this summer with a homemade tomato salsa! Follow this simple recipe and enjoy with crispy tortilla chips or your favorite dish.
Ingredients for 4 people 4 nice pork steaks from the neck (Schweinenacken steaks) 4 medium sized onions, peeled and cut in half rings 1 bottle of dark German beer 1… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz Muffins are simply great. They’re made quickly, there’s tons of versions and kids just love them! The best thing is that muffins are so… Read more
Ingredients for 4 people • Chicken Broth • 1 whole Chicken • 2 carrots • ½ stalk leek • ½ cup chopped celery • 1 sprig of parsley • 1… Read more
Ingredients for 4 people 4 normal size veal cutlets Aluminum foil Marinade: 4 tablespoons sour cream 4 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon chopped parsley 1 teaspoon chopped basil 1 teaspoon chives… Read more
Ingredients (for 4 people) Slightly more than one pound of potatoes 1 leek, finely sliced 2 tablespoons flour 2-3 tablespoons potato starch 1 egg, medium size 1 teaspoon salt ½… Read more
Ingredients (for 4 people) 1½ cups raspberries, frozen or fresh 250 grams mascarpone 250 grams quark, low fat (buy this in any store on the economy) 2 tablespoons sugar 1… Read more
This tasty caramel apple tarts recipe tastes like mini apple pies. It is fast, tasty and simple to make. Great for parties and backyard barbeques.
Break out the grill and learn to BBQ the German way!