French Liver Pate, fine Liverwurst, Feine Leberwurst mir Cognac

French Liver Pâté, an exotic spread for your Guests

A great Spread for parties is this decadent French Liver Pâté! Sometimes I have a craving for Liverwurst. I have made the Pfälzer before, this one is different. French Liver Pâté is made with Chicken Liver and a shot of Cognac. Brandy or Sherry cooking wine are alternatives Instead of Creme Fraìche, cream cheese mixed […]

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Obatzda, angemachter Camembert, Bavarian Brie Spread, a Munich speciality

Obatzda, a Bavarian Brie Spread

“Obatzda”, also called “Angemachter Camembert” in my Franconian circles, is a typical Bavarian spread made from Brie. It is served with a fresh Pretzel or Bauernbrot This spread includes Beer and Caraway seeds which is added in many Southern German dishes. Thinking about Bavarian Pork roast and Sauerkraut. I have an American friend who despised […]

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Aioli dip, spread. Mediterranean, Spain Italy Southern France, Christmas Spread

Aioli, a Mediterranean dip

Last time I was at the Freiburg Münsterplatz I visited their large International Market and had fried Calamaris with Aioli sauce. That was the first time I tasted this sauce, and I have been bragging about it ever since. This spread or dip is used with the cuisines in Spain, the Balearic Islands, Murcia and eastern Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia. Also in France (Provence) and Italy, Sicily and Liguria and Calabria.

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Italian Basil Pesto

Italian Basil Pesto – a tasty sauce for your Pasta

One of my favorite Italian dishes is cheese tortellini with fresh Pesto sauce. I have Basil in abundance. Best with pasta, but also delicious with crackers or baked potato

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Horseradish sauce, Meerrettich sosse

Horseradish Sauce

Preparing this kind of Horseradish Sauce is my preferred method, because I like it fruity-tangy. It can be served cold, or room temperature/warm

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Tzatziki, Greek white sauce

Tzatziki Sauce for Greek Dishes

Goes great with Bifteki or Greek Beef steaks, Gyros, or simply just with a toasted Baguette. Also great as a dip for Vegetables, like carrots and celery Goes great with the Bifteki, Greek beefsteak recipe, or Gyros

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Lemon curd

Make your own Lemon Curd

Make your lemon cake glaze or ice cream with this delight spread. Eat it on top of your bread, instead of jelly, or prepare a Lemon Mousse. Lemon Curd Recipes are abundant. The last time I used Lemon Curd was a glaze for my famous French Lemon Cake A Lemon Zester is not easy to […]

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Homemade Liverwurst in a glass jar, Hausmacher Leberwurst

Pfälzer Leberwurst or Liverwurst

The delicious Pfälzer liver sausage is one of the traditional German specialties. A slightly coarse liver sausage, which despite its consistency has a nice creaminess and a fabulous taste. An original delicacy! Whenever I have a craving for Liverwurst I make my own. Leberwurst always taste better the next day. Put a slice of bacon […]

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Beer cheese, Kochkaese, Schmelzkaese

Kochkäse, Schmelzkäse or Beer Cheese

This is a cheese that can be used as a Party Dip or a Spread. There are different variations. My favorite is Bier Cheese with brie. You can add a half of bier if you like to make it thinner for dipping pretzels. Always remember, the mixture gets thicker when cooled.

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