drinks

Glühwein (german mulled wine)

This traditional german drink is magical… especially outdoors; the famous Glühwein (mulled wine). Spiced aroma and heart warming holiday drink perfect to forget the cold. This warm and spiced wine is made to be taken outside, at the christmas market but it could also just be outside after a winter activity or to welcome guests over… Continue reading Glühwein (german mulled wine)

breakfast · Snacks

Giant Brezel (Pretzel)

Authentic Pretzel (Brezel) recipe made with lye, the real German way! A warm and moist inside with a flavorful crust and big salt.  There is nothing like a freshly cooked Brezel (Pretzel), moist on the inside and crunchy on the outside topped with a bunch of those crystal salts. In Germany, the home of pretzel/brezel, those knot breads… Continue reading Giant Brezel (Pretzel)

Main Meals

Mushroom sauce and Kale Knödel

On my way back from vacation in Germany, I had to use the next week to try out some of my favorite German recipes. German cuisine is often related to meat and potatoes, well this recipe is no exception. Knödel is a potato dumpling quite popular in Central Europe, although they call it Klöße in northern Germany.… Continue reading Mushroom sauce and Kale Knödel

Main Meals

Krautstrudel (German Cabbage and bacon roll)

When you think of Strudel, you probably automatically picture a sweet apple strudel. Am I right? Well in Central Europe they make some great savory ones also. You can find some pumpkin, spinach, sauerkraut and more strudel types here and there. The one here is a simple cabbage and smoked bacon bits one, served with a delicious… Continue reading Krautstrudel (German Cabbage and bacon roll)

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

German beer beef stew with Knödeln

Coming back from holiday in Germany and I got myself some nice cooking books, my german isn’t so good yet, so it takes forever to understand a single recipe. But the one recipe I’ve always wanted to reproduce is the famous Knödel. This potato dumpling is in so many meals up in Germany or Central… Continue reading German beer beef stew with Knödeln