Tag: German

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 […]

Creamy zucchini ham pasta

Creamy zucchini ham pasta is a flavorful, creamy and easy summer lunch or dinner in just 15 minutes, that you will make over and over again! My parent in law’s garden is overflowing with zucchinis. A good reason for me to share with you one of my favorite zucchini featured […]

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 […]

Beetroot salad with feta and roasted walnuts

I never knew I loved beetroots until I tried this hearty, healthy and flavorful beetroot salad with feta and walnuts recipe. As a teenager I stayed at the boarding school for 5 years. During this time, we ate beetroots at least 2 times a week. After I had completed grade […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]