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Linzertorte – Linzer Gateau – Old Tradition

In Germany the Linzer gateau is a typical Christmas cake but I don’t care, Christmas or not. It is a great cake for any occasion. The best Linzer Cake was from my godmother, auntie Ludwina, – I really loved her … 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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Queen of German Cakes: Black Forest Gateau – Schwarzwaelder Kirschtorte

This is not a simple cake, in German the correct word is “Torte” because it is higher than a regular cake, has different layers and is very rich. If I eat cake, then this one. It is this kind of cake … Continue reading

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German Red Cabbage – Rotkohl

Rotkohl is my favorite side dish with beef-rouladen and mashed potatoes. This combination is so traditional German as it can get. I remember Christmas lunches or special occasions when this meal was served. And sometimes I cook it. I would invite … 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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How to make your own Sauerkraut

When I wrote the last recipe for Sauerkraut I thought it would be good to know how you actually can make Sauerkraut yourself. It is an old traditional way and it is healthy. It might be a bit tricky as … Continue reading

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