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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), […]

LIBACIOUS OR HOW TO CONQUER HEARTS WITH ELEGANT COCKTAILS

LIBACIOUS OR HOW TO CONQUER HEARTS WITH ELEGANT COCKTAILS

My friends know that I love to wear my torn jeans, a striped button-down shirt and Birkenstock *. Everything is always neat and tidy, but it’s definitely not a big fashion statement. Contrary to me, the three wonderful bartenders Casey, Jesse and Amanda from the […]

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 […]