Category Archives: german recipes

How to make German Pumpernickel

In Germany it is also called” Black Bread” – “Schwarzbrot”, a healthy and zesty bread. You cannot get it in every supermarket and it took me a while to find the places which are selling European style bread. Today I found … Continue reading

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German Split Pea Soup – Erbseneintopf

This is another soup you will like for sure. I love it! It is a typical German winter soup but I like to cook it also in spring or fall, but not on a hot summer’s evening. I’d rather have some … Continue reading

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Apple Cake with Streusel – Crumbles

This cake is a classic amongst the German Sunday afternoon cakes. Well, I think in this post, I am going to tell you a bit more about the famous Coffee and Cake tradition of Germany. Around 2-4pm the family, or friends would … Continue reading

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My Birthday Cake – Kalter Hund – Cold Dog – Cookie Cake

This recipe brings all my birthday pleasures back – it WAS my birthday cake for many years. I had to have this cake and no other. It is so delightful, this combination of chocolate and butter cookies. And you don’t even … Continue reading

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Marmorkuchen – German Marble Cake

Here is the typical recipe for a cake which is for the traditional “coffee and cake” getting together on a Sunday afternoon. In Germany families or friends come together in their homes, or they meet in Cafes to have coffee … Continue reading

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Sauerkraut – A German Classic

I decided to write down for you a German classic recipe: Sauerkraut. This word has become famous and it almost stands for the German nation. But let me assure you, we don’t eat Sauerkraut and sausages daily! It is in … Continue reading

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Frikadelle or Bulette – Typical German Hamburger

Germany has its own Hamburgers, and they are quite different from the American version. We mix bread in and no other spices than salt, pepper and paprika. In the North of Germany you call them “Bulette”, in the South “Fleischpflanzerl” … Continue reading

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