Sometimes I get my inspiration while watching a German cooking show “Lecker aufs Land or “Landfrauenküche”. Six women from rural regions of parts of Germany cook for each other. At the end, the ladies rate each other on decorating the table and meals they prepared. These shows are on YouTube (see on bottom) in German for anybody likes to watch. This time the show was … Continue reading Swabian Krautkrapfen, a stable on the table
I remember my mother making her smooth gravy, she’d always put so much time, love and devotion into her delicious meals. This method and basic recipe below is called in German “Einbrenne” or in French “Roux”
This recipe of making Gravy is very old. You’d use your pan drippings (or butter) from your roast to thicken gravy while adding an intense flavor and nice texture.
Bread pudding is an old, almost forgotten way to make stale bread tasty. I turned a three day old Baguette into a delicious dessert
Bread is one of the oldest foods in the world. Bread was originally a staple food, but today Germans tend to eat bread as complementary food or a Continue reading Make old stale bread tasty with Bread Pudding
Martin’s Day, often simply called Saint Martin, is the commemoration of Saint Martin of Tours. The Christian holiday is celebrated on November 11 every year Continue reading St. Martin, a Saint that children love and adore
It was September, 26, 2021, the German Election day. It was fitting for the moment to visit Unkel at the Rhine. Two very well known political figures in German history spent time there, one taking refuge from the Nazi’s Continue reading Honorable well known figures lived in Unkel at the Rhine
You can find the Lamb cake customarily on an Easter breakfast table in Germany A juicy Easter lamb made from a cake batter has become a beloved tradition for many families in Germany. Instead of a large cake, you can bake little Easter lambs and Easter bunnies, which I personally like much better. This way everyone gets their own mini cake. You can flavor the … Continue reading German Easter Lamb cake or Osterlamm
A favorite that won’t be missed at a family dinner table anytime soon: Peppers, and stuffed, of course. This meal will feed the whole crowd, and that without spending a lot of money Continue reading Stuffed Peppers, a family favorite
The Teewurst quickly found its place at tea time. So the name Teewurst did not come from the pen of an ingenious marketing manager, but developed over time. Continue reading Why is Teewurst called Teewurst?