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About gabrielle

Visual Artist, Photographer, Writer, Blogger, Cook

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Wiener Apfel Strudel – Apple Strudel Vienna

Apple strudel The home country of the very famous cake “Apple Strudel” is Austria and it was in fact territory of Germany as well, way back when this territory was ruled by the Emperor. The Strudel dough must be so thin that … Continue reading

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Original Dresdner Stollen

This recipe is for my friends in Australia who love German food (and my blog :-)) because they are heading into the winter season now. While we in California are getting longer and hotter days, theirs are getting shorter. One … Continue reading

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Creamy Chocolate Gateau – Schokoladencreme-Torte

It’s chocolate cake time! Ladies and gents, this is a special gateau but it is not that difficult to make. They recommend to use Mondamin which is a popular extra corn starch for baking cakes and sweet dishes in Germany. I … Continue reading

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Chickenbreast Malakow

I was searching quite a bit to find some historical background for this name because I asked myself who was Malakow or Malakoff (in German) and what stands behind this name?This is what I found: Malakow, Jean J. Péllisier (1794-1864) … Continue reading

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Celery-Apple Salad

The celery root is an interesting vegetable and is being used a lot in the German kitchen. We add it to the broths and you can make salads and little burgers out of it. It has an interesting taste, like … Continue reading

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Creamy Potato Soup with Cucumbers

Do you know that you can use cucumbers in a soup? Yes, you can. Potatoes and cucumbers are in fact a classy combination plus dill, an herb which perfectly fits cucumbers. This soup is so yummy and healthy, you can buy the … Continue reading

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