German Easter Nest

Traditional German Yeast Easter Nest

Germans cannot imagine celebrating Easter without yeast bread – the form doesn’t matter really. Below I would love to share with you my favourite German Easter Nest Recipe that you will bake year after year – just like I do! Table of Contents Recipe This easy yeast braided nest is delicious and decorative way to …

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German Easter Lamb

German Easter Lamb

If you are going to bake only one cake for Easter – that’s the on to go for. It’s easy and delicious addition to your Easter breakfast or coffee and cake time in the afternoon. Table of Contents Recipe Decorate your Easter table with this fluffy and delicious Easter Lamb. For this recipe I am …

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Classic Christmas Gravies

For me, gravy is the most important part of a festive meal. Therefore in our family we always make sure that a. it is delicious and b. there is always a lot of it! This recipe shows you step by step how to make your own make ahead German Gravies with or without using any drippings. Table of …

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Easy Traditional German Beef Rolls

Traditional German Beef Rolls

German Beef Rolls are thin beef slices stuffed with salt, pepper, mustard, bacon slices, pickled cucumbers, and chopped onions. The rolls are secured with toothpicks, kitchen twine, or special clips. We love serving our beef rolls with lots of gravy, german potato dumplings (made either only from cooked potatoes or from cooked and raw potatoes), …

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Creamy Chestnut Soup

German Chestnut Soup

I will be honest – I cannot imagine Christmas without this soup. This is by far my favorite Christmas starter! It is savoury and sweet at the same time, just delicious! I would like to invite you to check the recipe that has become my staple at Christmas time. Table of Contents Recipe Video https://youtu.be/WZU4gLWbkvM This very filly …

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Elisen Gingerbread Cookies

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Here in Germany almost every region has its own traditional Gingerbread Cookie recipe. The recipe down below is a special one though, because it reminds me of all trips to Nuremberg where we always looked for the best Elisen Gingerbread in a whole city. Thankfully also in the Corona time we can enjoy those delicious …

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Candied Almonds

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There are plenty of different candied almonds that you can find at the German Christmas Market. The recipe below makes those sweet and a bit of crunchy. If that’s what you are looking for, go ahead and try it! It’s really not that complicated. Be careful with the heat and they will turn just delicious!

Marzipan Potatoes

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Marzipan just belongs to Christmas celebration! It’s doesn’t matter or as a cake, cookie or potato. At the German Christmas Market, you can always find Marzipan prepared in several different ways. The recipe down below is one of the easiest and quickest recipes that you can make for your Christmas Market Party. It takes only …

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Chocolate Fruit Skewers

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There are some fruits that go extremely well with chocolate, I hope you agree with me on that. In the recipe down below I would love to share with you my favourite combinations: white chocolate and strawberry as well as banana with milk or dark chocolate. But in the end the options are endless. You …

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German Roasted Chestnuts

German Roasted Chestnuts

I cannot imagine that there is one person in the world who doesn’t like those warm, sweet and potato-like German roasted chestnuts! The only challenge to enjoy those is to prepare them in a way so the skin comes off easily. In today’s recipe, I would love to show you step by step how to …

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German Potato Pancakes – Like at the Christmas Market!

German Potato Pancakes

German potato pancakes are one of the staple dishes to try at the German Christmas Market. At the Frankfurt Christmas Market, there are usually 3-4 vendors that serve those delicious deep-fried cakes. German Potato Pancakes On the internet and in numerous cookbooks you can find delicious traditional German potato pancake recipes. Authentic pancakes that we …

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