Authentic German recipes from my family in law. My family in law live in the Bavarian region and they are very proud of their cuisine. Most of the recipes especially German layer cakes, Jelly filled doughnuts or roasted goose are made with the help of my foodie and best cook ever mum in law.

Apfelstrudel With Vanilla Sauce Recipe

Learn how to make this no fail, easy to follow and DELICIOUS Apfelstrudel and quick vanilla sauce recipe from scratch. Made with vinegar, plain flour, lukewarm water, sunflower oil and an egg and served with vanilla sauce that’s made from scratch. If you’re too lazy to make vanilla sauce, simply […]

German Vanilla Sugar

Vanilla sugar also known as Vanillezucker is popularly used in most of the German baked goods, drinks and desserts. This vanilla sugar is made from sugar, vanilla seeds and vanilla powder from scraped and dried vanilla beans. Such a perfect way to recycle the already used vanilla beans. I know […]

German Chocolate Spice Cake (Gewürzkuchen)

This buttery German spice cake aka. Gewürzkuchen with a beautiful texture is a family favorite. It’s absolutely delicious, spicy, not overly sweet, very moist and so easy to make. Loaded with chocolate, hazelnuts, butter and homemade gingerbread spice mix and finished off with a thin layer of homemade jam and […]

Gooey Chocolate Buns

These dark chocolate filled buns are easy to follow, fluffy, soft, not too sweet and insanely delicious. Make a perfect anytime treat! This chocolate bun recipe with dark chocolate and a great hint of lemon is AMAZING! It’s easy to follow, so delicious, fluffy and soft even on the third day. […]

German Apple Pie

Another family favorite!! This German apple pie is in high demand at our house. It’s so good and easy to put together. Alone this week we’ve made it three times for breakfast and afternoon coffee /tea and it disappeared so quickly. The beauty of this cake is made with a […]

Pasta Salad With Sausage

German pasta salad with sausage is an absolutely delicious, endlessly versatile, easy and quick make quick lunch/dinner or side dish at gatherings. Such a great way to use up leftover pasta. Made with cooked pasta, meat salad, hard boiled eggs, sausage, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, veggies and seasoning in under 15 […]

German Meat Salad (Fleischsalat)

This make-ahead German meat salad, though it’s more of a spread, than salad, is so simple to make, delicious and a real crowd-pleaser. Made with a handful of ingredients (Lyoner sausage aka. German bologna, pickled cucumbers, mayonnaise and yellow mustard) in no time. Serve it for breakfast, lunch or as […]

German Gooseberry Cheesecake With Meringue Topping

This German gooseberry cheesecake with a great hint of lemon and vanilla made with Greek yogurt is creamy, delicious and easy to make. I absolutely love this gooseberry cheesecake. It’s delicious, easy to follow and goes well with peaches or rhubarb as well. Made up of a cake base that’s […]

Herb Salt

There is nothing better than homemade herb salt. It’s so good, cheap, super easy to make and quick to make and you know what’s inside – no hidden ingredients. Makes a perfect DIY gifts from the kitchen. A few days ago I harvested some fresh herbs (rosemary, basil, parsley, sage, […]