German

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.

Creamy leek soup with ground pork

This creamy cheesy leek soup with ground pork is very flavorful! Made without vegetable stock, just with leek, cream cheese, heavy cream, ground pork, garlic and onion. Ready in just 35 minutes including preparation time. It’s perfect for a weeknight dinner, especially on the cold rainy day or to feed […]

German plum dumplings (Zwetschgenknödel)

A classic German plum dumpling autumn recipe made with yeasted dough. The dumplings are stuffed with Italian plums and cinnamon sugar and coated with buttered breadcrumbs. Tastes great with plum compote and blob of sour cream – yogurt mixture. The dumplings are great for lunch, dinner, afternoon tea or dessert. […]

German plum cake (Zwetschgenkuchen) with yeast base

Light, fluffy, moist and not too sweet authentic German plum sheet cake (Zwetschgenkuchen/ pflaumenkuchen) made with yeasted dough filled with fresh plums and topped with crumbles. Tastes over the top dusted with icing sugar and with whipped cream. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea or dessert. Some months ago I […]

Lemon cheesecake pastry pockets

Delicious, refreshing and easy lemon cheesecake pastry pockets recipe made with store-bought puff pastry in no time. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea, dessert or as a snack. Last Thursday was a public holiday in Bavaria and my parents in law spend half a day with my daughter. As a […]

German green bean soup with beef and potatoes

A German classic, this green bean soup with beef is hearty, delicious and easy to make! Green bean soup or Grüne Bohnensuppe is a typical German dish. My mum in law, Beate makes it tons of times around this time of the year, with green beans from her Garden. The […]

Best Vanilla Sauce Recipe

Nothing beats homemade vanilla sauce! This vanilla sauce is in my opinion the best! It’s creamy,, tastes amazing (way better than store bought ) and so simple to make. I’ve learned how to make this vanilla sauce from a cooking show here in Germany about 2 years ago. Unfortunately I […]

How To Make A Rhubarb Crumble

I have never eaten such a delicious rhubarb cake before. Most of the rhubarb cakes were either too sour or too sweet for my taste. But this with strawberry rhubarb crumble recipe is in my opinion the best. Even my husband who is not a fan of rhubarb and always […]

German fried twisted pastries (Geschnittene Hasen) (VIDEO)

Fried twisted pastries or pastry cookies also known as Geschnittene Hasen, Gschnidna Hosn, Schneebälle, Storchennester, Schmalzringe, Kameruner or Dörre Küchla (so many different names!) is one of the specialities from Franconian region, Bavaria. Just like German doughnuts (Ausgezogene Krapfen), twisted pastries are normally made for very special occasions such as […]