Swabian Krautkrapfen Sticky post

Swabian Krautkrapfen, a stable on the table

Sometimes I get my inspiration while watching a German cooking show “Lecker aufs Land: or “Landfrauenküche”. Five women from rural regions of parts of Germany cook for each other. At the end, the ladies get rated on decorating the table and on the meals they cooked. I was anxious to cook this recipe Continue reading Swabian Krautkrapfen, a stable on the table

German Goulash (Gulasch) Sticky post

German Gulasch (Goulash), a traditional home cooked meal

Goulash, in German called Gulasch, is our family tradition for large gatherings and holidays . At Christmas I prepare two large pots of Gulasch for my daughter and family, and also for the visiting neighbors and friends. Every year at the holidays, they are looking forward to my home cooked meals Continue reading German Gulasch (Goulash), a traditional home cooked meal

German Currywurst

Who invented the Currywurst?

A German cult fast food for sure, but when and where did it begin? And who invented the sauce? Both Berlin and Hamburg claim to have invented the Currywurst. However, Herta Heuwer from Berlin, who is said to have invented the Currywurst in 1949, has registered a patent Continue reading Who invented the Currywurst?

Bavarian pork roast, Krustenbraten. Schweinebraten Sticky post

Bavarian Pork Roast from my Childhood

As a child, I remember waking up on a Sunday morning to the smell of my mothers Bavarian Pork Roast in the oven. She would go to the early church service, and then roast the Schweinebraten while we were gone to the later mass. At noon we were ready to sit at the table or Mittagstisch. Continue reading Bavarian Pork Roast from my Childhood

Schaufele, Franconia dish, Wuerzburg, meal Sticky post

Schäufele, a speciality from my hometown Würzburg

Schäufele (Schaufele translates to small shovel) is a traditional dish that is mainly served in my hometown Würzburg and the Franconia region of Germany. Every year, at my class reunion, I treat myself to this meal when meeting at a restaurant with my former classmates
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