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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 Peach Cake

Germany is well known for its cakes (Kuchen) and Tarts (Torte). And the German ladies are also well known for their fabulous home made cakes which are the best. It is a tradition to meet Sunday afternoon for coffee and cake … Continue reading

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Raspberry Cream Dessert

I found this recipe in an old cooking booklett with the title “Slim with eggs” (Schlank mit Ei). The booklett is featuring a lot of recipes with eggs, and one might think, that’s pretty boring, but no, they are very … Continue reading

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Apple filled Pancakes – Apfelpfannekuchen

These apple pancakes are great for a sweet supper or as part of a Sunday brunch. The German pancakes are normally bigger and thiner than the American ones. I guess, we don’t use baking powder, just eggs, milk and flour. This … Continue reading

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Bavarian Dumplings – Bayerische Semmelknoedel

German dumplings especially from Bavaria are a real specialty. You would eat dumplings always with a meat dish and gravy, like Rindsbraten (Roast beef), Gulasch or Rouladen (see my recipes). The Bavarian version has older buns (Semmeln) in it – … Continue reading

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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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