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German Fast Food


Traditional Fast-food shops, stands or trailers are called "Imbiss" or "Schnellimbiss" in Germany and you'll see them almost in every city or village as well as in and around soccer stadiums. The most popular Snacks [...]

German Fast Food2017-11-22T14:35:31-06:00

Alsatian Flammekueche


Flammkuchen (Tarte Flambée) is an Alsatian dish composed of bread dough rolled out very thin in the shape of a rectangle (traditionally) or circle, which is covered with fromage blanc or crème fraîche, thinly sliced [...]

Alsatian Flammekueche2017-11-22T00:01:18-06:00

Mountain Delights


Last year we have spent more than 4 months in Germany and Austria. One of the highlights for us had been – you guessed right! Food! We always enjoyed this one region of Europe much [...]

Mountain Delights2017-11-21T23:18:42-06:00

Swabian Maultaschen


Schwäbische Maultaschen (Swabian Ravioli) are after Spätzle the second most popular regional specialty in the southwest part of Germany. Maultaschen are similar to the Italian ravioli but are square-shaped or rectangular-shaped and typically larger in [...]

Swabian Maultaschen2020-10-19T22:19:46-05:00

About Sauerbraten


Cologne grandmothers usually made their "Surbroode" from horse meat. Nowadays we marinate primarily beef in vinegar for sauerbraten and simmer until it melts in your mouth. Although the version of Cologne with the raisin sauce [...]

About Sauerbraten2017-11-22T14:35:42-06:00

Recipe for Apple Wine


Some time ago I was asked by one of our regular clients if I know how to make MOST. Now to clarify – “Most” is the German word for Apple Wine. This used to be [...]

Recipe for Apple Wine2017-11-21T23:28:35-06:00

Make your own Sauerkraut


Sauerkraut came to Europe via Asia, where people have been pickling cabbage for thousands of years. Because of its high vitamin C content, it was very useful in preventing scurvy and keeping people healthy throughout [...]

Make your own Sauerkraut2017-11-21T23:40:40-06:00