RECIPES

FIVE DELICIOUS BIRTHDAY CAKES

FIVE DELICIOUS BIRTHDAY CAKES

Birthdays are celebrated all around the world, albeit a bit different. One thing that is quite similar everywhere is that the birthday child can expect to be treated with a special meal. This is usually a delicious birthday cake. And in Germany, we love our […]

Fruity Fresh Pickled Herring Salad with Yogurt Dressing

Fruity Fresh Pickled Herring Salad with Yogurt Dressing

The fifth season ended last week and Ash Wednesday heralded Lent. Many people in Germany traditionally eat herring salad on that day because there is no meat in it and … Honestly, I have forgotten all the other reasons. I will just speculate a bit […]

Oven-Baked Carnival Donuts

Oven-Baked Carnival Donuts

Today is Altweiber (carnivals Thursday) and it is so much fun to look at all the Fasching and carnival pictures on Instagram and Facebook. Our friends in Germany are busy celebrating: Dressed up as giraffes, mermaids, cowboys, burglars and consorts, they are really enjoying the […]

TWO RECIPES FOR PICKLING VEGGIES LIKE RADISHES + TIPS HOW TO USE RADISH LEAVES

TWO RECIPES FOR PICKLING VEGGIES LIKE RADISHES + TIPS HOW TO USE RADISH LEAVES

Let’s celebrate February as radish month! Why? Because it’s finally time to sow the small, tasty roots and because the two of us have history. Huh, how, what? Yes, the radishes and me, we’ve known each other for a long time, but we’ve been getting […]

FOUR WONDERFUL STEWS FOR COLD DAYS

FOUR WONDERFUL STEWS FOR COLD DAYS

Winter means cold temperatures, we just cannot deny that fact. Well, January might not be the coldest month in all parts of the world (Australia, dude!), however, in the northern hemisphere it definitely is. Sunbathing as well as fun barbecue sessions are just not an […]

MICHELLE’S LEBKUCHEN RECIPE

MICHELLE’S LEBKUCHEN RECIPE

I’m so happy to introduce you to wonderful Michelle, a lovely friend I’ve meet via Instagram. She’s a crazy talent baker, enthusiastic blogger and German food lover. She’s the perfect fit for Ginger by Choice and so I was absolutely thrilled when she agreed to […]

Homemade Vanilla Sugar

Homemade Vanilla Sugar

Let’s talk about Christmas cookies! I really love the American ones during the holidays, however, I have to admit that I prefer the huge variety of the German cookies. I’m super sorry you guys but as soon as I see some Linzer Augen (Linzer eyes), […]

OUR FAVORITE CHRISTMAS SIDE: GERMAN RED CABBAGE WITH APPLE AND SPARKLING WINE

OUR FAVORITE CHRISTMAS SIDE: GERMAN RED CABBAGE WITH APPLE AND SPARKLING WINE

  My family is absolutely crazy about Christmas, and I might be one of the worst! We just love this time of year and cannot get enough of it: we bake Christmas cookies, put up our Christmas wreath, listen to the same old Christmas songs […]

Anna’s Pumpkin Granola Recipe

Anna’s Pumpkin Granola Recipe

Today, I’ve something completely new for you: the first guest post on Ginger by Choice! My wonderful friend Anna from Munich shares her fantastic pumpkin granola recipe with us. As a nutritionist, she knows what our bodies need to get through those upcoming cold months. […]

Homemade Oven baked Apple Chips

Homemade Oven baked Apple Chips

  Saturday mornings are reserved for my trip to the farmer’s market. Right now, I prefer to go to a smaller one here in the area. Every time, the scenery is almost the same except of the seasonally changing products. The fall sun is shining […]

BELLA BERTA – QUEEN OF WEDDING CAKES

BELLA BERTA – QUEEN OF WEDDING CAKES

With two original Bella Berta recipes   Weddings are a bit crazy! The day itself is fantastic, almost surreal and worth every bit of stress. In advance, however, the bride and groom have a huge pile of work. We experienced it and at all of […]

Fall Buffet with Apple Pancakes

Fall Buffet with Apple Pancakes

  Fall slowly arrives, so we’re finally saying Bikini Goodbye! and chef hat Hello! During those days with high temperatures no one of us really enjoyed standing in front of the hot stove to sizzle or roast. Now, with a cool breeze from the porch […]