Category Archives: Traditional German

5 bizarre German foods and one…

…bizarre drink to wash it all down. After telling you all about the 10 German foods I dearly miss last time, how about sticking with the topic of food and diving into the crazy stuff? There are plenty of German … Continue reading

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10 German foods I dearly miss in the US

Well, I admit, there are way more than ten German foods I miss here, but a lot of them are easy to make myself, like: Kaiserschmarrn: literally “emperor’s mess“, a thick sweet pancake ripped to pieces and caramelized – it is … Continue reading

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Pie “Birne Helene” – pear and chocolate cream pie recipe 

One of my favorite desserts is a simple “Birne Helene”, sautéed pear with chocolate sauce, often accompanied with vanilla ice cream. When I found beautiful Bartlett pears on sale I planned on making this dessert, but then thought- why not … Continue reading

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Creamed leeks – authentic traditional German recipe

We are some boring vegetable eaters in this house – most of the time it’s either corn or green beans. But today I saw a bunch of three beautiful leeks while grocery shopping and decided to introduce my husband to … Continue reading

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