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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 […]

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 […]

Asparagus And Ham Quiche

Asparagus season has just started, a good reason for me to share one my favorite asparagus recipes with you: asparagus and ham quiche made with homemade pastry. This asparagus and ham quiche recipe is very simple, easy to follow and tastes heavenly! It’s perfect for brunch, picnic, potluck or family […]

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 […]

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 […]

Greek minced meat cutlets (Bifteki)

My family and I are huge fans of Greek food. At least once a month, we go to a Greek restaurant. One of my favorite Greek foods is bifteki. Bifteki is simply grilled/ baked/ fried minced beef cutlets seasoned with Greek seasoning blend and stuffed with feta cheese. This with […]

Fried Battered Apple Rings

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 […]

Best Apple Crumb Sheet Cake Ever!

Pat a cake, pat a cake, baker’s man, bake me the best apple crumb sheet cake you’ve ever made as fast as you can!! I must say that I didn’t plan on posting this delish apple crumb sheet cake recipe. But Fritz family, a family that we met about 2 […]

Easy Pear Cake Recipe

If someone could have told me 20 years ago that the pear cake will become one  of my favorite cakes in the future, I could have replied: You must be kidding me!! Because for me, someone who grew up in Okamanya, a small village located near Okongo, in the northern […]