Marble Cake – Marmorkuchen

Marble cake is a classic that everyone likes to eat. With our basic recipe, this favourite made from chocolate and vanilla dough turns out to be particularly tasty! Ingredients: 180 ml (¾ cup) butter2 tablespoons butter355 ml (1 ½ cups) sugarPinch of salt5 eggs770 ml (3 ¼ cups) flour120 ml…

Marinated Pot Roast – Sauerbraten

Sauerbraten is today one of the most well-known German dishes, which is not surprising, since it is also one of the oldest and most long lived as well. It is commonly believed that its origins lay either in the 9th century with the Franks as a way of using leftover…

Marzipan Braid – Marzipanzopf

This recipe makes a fluffy yeast dough, with a nice and sweet with marzipan and crunchy almonds. The braid tastes fantastic from breakfast to having friends over for an afternoon. Ingredients: 5 cups flour1 teaspoon yeast1 cup milk⅓ cup sugar1 tablespoon sugar⅓ cup butter1 teaspoon vanilla extractPinch of salt¾ cup…

Noodle Kugel – Nudelkugel

Kugel is a traditional dish of Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine, it is similar to a casserole and can be either sweet or savoury, either as a side dish or a dessert, and eaten warm or cold. Ingredients: 1 stick (110 g) unsalted butter cut into pieces, plus extra for buttering the…

Onion Tart – Zwiebelkuchen

The onion cake is a hearty cake that takes its name from main topping, the onions. The cake is popular in southern Germany, eastern Germany and Switzerland as well as in Alsace, France. Depending on what region in Germany you are in, the ingredients and how it is prepared will…

Pearl Onions – Perlzwiebeln

Pearl onions are cultivated mostly in Germany, the Netherlands, and Italy and more often than not in in home gardens. Due to their small size, they make pickling them very easy. In Germany, pickled pearl onions are eaten as an accompaniment to dinner. Ingredients: 1.2 kg (2.5 lbs) pearl onionssalt500…

Pork Knuckle – Schweinshaxe

Schweinshaxe originated as a peasant food. Many such recipes were created to make inexpensive and tough cuts of meat more palatable. Ingredients: 4 ham hockssalt, to tastecoarse black pepper300 ml (1 ¼ cups) beef stock1 bottle of beer3 to 4 teaspoons dark sauce thickener or cornstarch Instructions: Rinse off pork…

Potato Noodles – Schupfnudeln

Schupfnudeln, also known as Fingernudeln, are thought to have originated during Thirty Years’ War. With their daily flower ration and water, soldiers made a dough which they formed with their hands into noodles, and then cooked. Due to the length of the war, the noodles became part of German culture…

Potato Salad – Kartoffelsalat

This authentic recipes comes from the Swabian region of Germany. It’s believed Potato salad originally came from Germany and then spread through Europe. So it’s no wonder that there are many different ways to make this delicious dish! Ingredients: 2.2 lbs potatoes – Yukon Gold1 small onion (finely chopped)¼ cup…

Potato Soup with European Wieners – Kartoffelsuppe mit Würstchen

A favourite of German families and not too many ingredients are needed to make this recipe! Ingredients: 2.2 lbs potatoes1 carrot½ onion3 ½ cups vegetable brothparsleypepper5 sausages – European Wienersoilcream Preparation: Cut potatoes and carrots into cubes and cook both together. When potatoes and carrots are done pour all in…