GERMAN RECIPES

Chocolate Buns or Chocolate Brioche

Chocolate Buns or Chocolate Brioche

Last week, I had the basic recipe for sweet yeast dough here on the blog and today I have the first pastry recipe for your: chocolate buns or you can also call them chocolate brioche. Simply add some chopped chocolate or chocolate sprinkles to the […]

Basic Recipe for Yeast Dough

Basic Recipe for Yeast Dough

After being sick for quite a while I’m finally back in the kitchen: cooking, baking and in an excited test mood. This week I got my hands on yeast dough and its thousand and one ways to use it for pastry. I really love the […]

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 […]