Hand cheese Tatar is one of my favourite recipes! The recipe comes from a book called “Handkäs’ Kompositionen” and I can recommend it to anyone who speaks German and loves Hand Cheese.

Hand Cheese Tatar
Hand Cheese Tatar

After trying several times the traditional Hand Cheese with Music one wants to eat Hand Cheese made differently. So why not to mix the other traditional German recipe “Bees Tatar” and replace the main ingredient with hand cheese! What a wonderful idea!

Hand Cheese Tatar
Hand Cheese Tatar

Hand Cheese Tatar is very easy to make and taste really delicious! If you like hand cheese and you want to prepare it in a different way – that is the recipe you should try!

If you would like to see how we have prepared this delicious Frankfurt speciality please check the following video:


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And if you are interested in other Hand Cheese recipes you can also see:
Hand Cheese with Music Recipe and Hand Cheese with Cranberries and Horseradish Recipe.


Hand Cheese Tatar Spread

Course Appetizer
Cuisine German
Keyword handcheese, handkäse
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 person


  • 1 handcheese 65g, chopped
  • 15 g butter
  • 0,25 onion white, chopped
  • 0,25 tbsp mustard
  • 0,25 tbsp lemon juice fresh
  • 0,25 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tbsp cream
  • slice of mixed bread for serving


  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine all ingredients together.

  2. Keep in the fridge 1 hour before serving.

  3. Serve with a mixed bread and a glass of wine or cider.


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