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GERMANY

Bavarian Potato Salad
Germany

Traditional Bavarian Potato Salad

In this recipe, I will show you step-by-step how to make traditional Bavarian potato salad. There are plenty German potato recipes out there, but the most important thing to remember is that we divide them into two main categories: German potato salads with mayo and German potato salad without mayo, so with oil and vinegar.

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Traditional German Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Germany

Easy Traditional German Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

In this recipe, I will show you how to make traditional German Stuffed Cabbage Rolls. We aim for very well seasoned and fluffy filling as well as extra tasty, braised cabbage leaves. Does this sound like something you would like to make? If yes – keep on reading! Although cabbage rolls are popular in whole

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Traditional Handcheese with Music
Germany

Handkäse mit Musik – Hand Cheese with music

For most of the tourists that have visited Frankfurt (especially those from another country) Handkäse mit Musik might be a very mysterious dish. When you see it on the menu and then you try to translate it there comes out probably “Hand cheese with music” which doesn’t make any sense. Not if you don’t know

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POLAND

Traditional Polish Krokiety with Meat
Poland

Polish Croquettes with meat – Polish Krokiety recipe

Croquettes are very popular in Poland and you can find them in every restaurant or takeaway shop that serves polish food. Polish Croquettes are thin, large pancakes filled either with meat or cabbage and mushrooms. The pancakes are coated with breadcrumbs and fried. The meat filling is exactly like we make it for another traditional

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b main pan fired oscypek
Poland

Traditional Polish Pan-fried Oscypek with Onions

Pan-fried Oscypek is the starter to go for when you are visiting the capital of the Polish mountains – Zakopane. The strong taste of the cheese, fried onions and cranberries taste amazing together! I have known Oscypek since I was a child! Each time we were going for a hike in Tatra mountains with my

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Traditional Polish Pierogi with Meat
Poland

Polish dumplings with meat – Pierogi z miesem

Dumplings with meat is one of the most popular Polish meals. Pierogi, because that is how they are called are very delicious and various. If I had to choose one dish that my mother had to cook for me when I am visiting, that would be Pierogi. Those small dumplings have very soft filling and

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Fosolka po Bretonsku - Polish bean soup
Poland

Polish Bean Soup Recipe – Fasolka po bretońsku

Polish bean soup belongs to my favourite dishes from Poland because it is easy to prepare and very filling. There is not polish housewife that doesn’t know it! My mother made it thick and almost creamy. She has been cooking it since I can remember, so it is comfort food for me. If I had

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STARTERS

German Potato Pancakes
Germany

German Potato Pancakes – Like at the Christmas Market!

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. On the internet and in numerous cookbooks you can find delicious traditional German potato pancakes recipes. Authentic pancakes that we serve at home

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DDR-Style Solyanka
Germany

Solyanka Soup – Traditional DDR-Style Meat Solyanka

DDR-Style Solyanka Solyanka soup recipe was given to me by one of my best friends, who grow up in DDR – Stefanie. I love everything that is tart and rich, so I fell in love with it immediately. Stefanie explained that her mother would cook this dish when she didn’t have a lot of time,

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b main pan fired oscypek
Poland

Traditional Polish Pan-fried Oscypek with Onions

Pan-fried Oscypek is the starter to go for when you are visiting the capital of the Polish mountains – Zakopane. The strong taste of the cheese, fried onions and cranberries taste amazing together! I have known Oscypek since I was a child! Each time we were going for a hike in Tatra mountains with my

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Traditional Handcheese with Music
Germany

Handkäse mit Musik – Hand Cheese with music

For most of the tourists that have visited Frankfurt (especially those from another country) Handkäse mit Musik might be a very mysterious dish. When you see it on the menu and then you try to translate it there comes out probably “Hand cheese with music” which doesn’t make any sense. Not if you don’t know

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DINNERS

Traditional German White Asparagus with Ham, Boiled Potatoes and Sauce Hollandaise
Germany

Ultimate Traditional German White Asparagus Recipe

When you want to know which white asparagus dish is the most popular in white asparagus season in Germany, that is the one: White Asparagus with Boiled Potatoes, Ham and Sauce Hollandaise. I love white asparagus season here in Germany. Every good restaurant always sells a few white asparagus dishes. Very popular are also Creamy

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main traditional austrian spinatknoedel
Austria

Traditional Austrian Spinatknödel with Parmesan​

In this recipe I would like to show you step-by-step how to make traditional Austrian Spinatknödel with Parmesan. Every year we spent our summer holidays in the German Alps in a region called Allgäu, right next to the German-Austrian border. We love to hike so each time we choose to climb one of the mountains

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my husbands roasted goose
Germany

Traditional German Roasted Goose Recipe

Roasted Goose is one of the traditional meals eaten on Christmas Eve in Germany – but not the only one. Some of the families serve merely potato salad and sausages, some carp or roasted duck. In my husbands family traditionally the wild meat lands on the Christmas table. It’s a very different form of family

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Beef Topside with Caramelised BBQ Sauce
USA

My husbands delicious smoked Beef Topside

Today I will be sharing with you a unique recipe and that makes me very excited! Traditionally beef topside here in Germany is served boiled with potatoes and sauces. My husband and I came to an idea to smoke it and guess what? The meat was delicious! We think that smoked beef is the most underrated piece

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