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.

Wild garlic Pesto

Wild garlic season just started. A good reason to make wild garlic featured dishes like wild garlic stuffed chicken breasts and this wild garlic pesto. This is in my opinion the best wild garlic pesto ever! My husband and parents in-law rave about it, every time I make it. It’s […]

Easy Apple Puff Pastry Rolls

Apple rolls are my daughter’s favorite. If it was up to her, she could eat them each and every single day. This apple roll recipe is delicious (not too sweet), simple to make and uses a handful of ingredients. The extra bonus: is made with store bought puff pastry in […]

Oven – Roasted Chicken Legs And Vegetables

This oven baked chicken (things and drumsticks) with low carb vegetables (eggplants, zucchinis, carrrots and onions) recipe is so so simple to make and delicious. Makes a perfect weeknight dinner or to entertain guests.  I’ve promised some of my readers that today I will be posting a super simple recipe […]

Best German Jelly Doughnuts (Berliner)

German jelly filled doughnuts: Kreppel, Berliner, Pfannkuchen. Krapfen, Faschingskrapfen or whatever you call them, are ”MUST haves” for carnival. Carnival or fasching is a German tradition, celebrated once a year in February or March (6 weeks before Easter). This year carnival started on the 28th of Feb and will end […]

Perfect German Apple Doughnuts (Apfelkrapfen)

Apple doughnuts belong to carnival/ fasching just like cookies belong to Christmas. Though you can find them in almost every bakery at any time of the year. They are known as Apfelkrapfen in Franconian region, Bavaria, but the name varies depending on where you are in Germany. For instance in […]

German fried potatoes with bacon (Bratkartoffeln)

My husband, Jo is an ”okay” cook. But when it comes to making Bratkartoffeln “German fried potatoes” he is the BEST. He even makes better Bratkartoffeln than his mum and oma. You know what this means right? Because I’ve learned so many recipes from them, such as German doughnuts or […]

Pizza Buns

Pizza buns make an amazing alternative to normal pizza! They’re so delicious, simple and fun to make with kids. Enjoy the pizza buns for breakfast, dinner or anytime in between. The first time I ate pizza bread rolls/ pizza buns /Pizza Brötchen or whatever you call them, made by mum […]

French Onion And Bacon Tart

French onion and bacon tart aka Tarte Flambeé also known as Flammkuchen is a specialty from the region of Alsace. Alsace is located in the eastern part of France next to Germany and Switzerland. The classic Tarte Flambeé is made with just flour, water, salt and oil and topped with […]

Orange Cream Dessert with Orange Sauce

Two months ago I took part in the German version of come dine with me, ”Das perfekte Dinner“, whereby I made Namibian food. Das perfekte Dinner show is about five amateur chefs from the same city/town, competing against each other by hosting a dinner party for the other contestants. Each […]

Fried Apple Rings Batter Recipe

A month ago I was 100% sure that this week I will be posting bifteki (Greek beef meatballs/patties stuffed with feta cheese) recipe. Last night while going through the photos, I’ve realized that I only took photos up to the stage where I put bifteki in the oven and I […]