Nussecken, Almond Triangle pastry Sticky post

Nussecken, a German Almond pastry

Nussecken, like the ones from the German bakery, combine three favorite layers: sweet nut mixture, a fine apricot or peach jam and a buttery shortcrust pastry. This Nussecken recipe proves how easy it is to make the pastry yourself. This small Almond pastry is a welcome change as an afternoon snack with your coffee. Continue reading Nussecken, a German Almond pastry

Tarte Flambée, Flammkuchen Sticky post

Flammkuchen or Tarte Flambée 

Tarte flambée, as the French call it, is proof that good recipes don’t need tons of ingredients. But good ones! Tarte flambée is always on our table when we don’t really feel like cooking. This is done so quickly, that it does not require a long rise time or the cumbersome preparation of other ingredients. Continue reading Flammkuchen or Tarte Flambée 

Schlupfnudeln

Schupfnudeln, a potato-pasta dish I tasted first at the Bodensee

Conscious connoisseurs, like me in particular, feel like in paradise at the Bodensee. Because many dishes are prepared in the traditional way. While there, I discovered new cuisines and my first Schlupfnudeln, which is a delicious Potato pasta Continue reading Schupfnudeln, a potato-pasta dish I tasted first at the Bodensee

Wismar Altstadt, Old Town

Wismar, an old hanseatic Town with magnificent buildings

With its magnificent buildings, Wismar’s historic old town is one of those medieval city centers in northern Germany that have been well preserved. The old Hanseatic city has been able to keep its medieval urban layout with the street network, closed quarter structure and the market square unchanged. Continue reading Wismar, an old hanseatic Town with magnificent buildings