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22 May, 2016

Pfaelzer Leberwurst – Liver Pate Palatinate style

Pfaelzer Leberwurst – Liver Pate Palatinate style
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There are many types of liver pate in Germany. Every region knows it’s own recipe. One of the most popular and most easiest to make is the Pfaelzer Leberwurst, or Palatinate style. The main ingredients are pork belly and liver. I prefer chicken liver, but usually you take pork liver as well. The ratio between
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22 May, 2016

Quick Sunflower Seed Rolls

Quick Sunflower Seed Rolls
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Saturday evening I realized there is no more bread for the Sunday breakfast. My other bread will need until Sunday afternoon, so I new have to find a quick but tasty solution. After some research I found a method that sound to easy to be true and just the right thing when you are in
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22 May, 2016

Spreewaldgurken – Gherkins

Spreewaldgurken – Gherkins
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Spreewald Gurken In late summer it is time to look out for some gherkins. I got some at the local pick your own and picked a bucket full of them. Now they need to get preserved in jars. This Recipe is a traditional recipe from the “Spreewald”. Spreewaelder Essiggurken are famous in Germany and much
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22 May, 2016

Classic traditional German Strawberry Cake

Classic traditional German Strawberry Cake
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Fresh Strawberry Cake We got some fresh strawberries at the pick your own and so I made this cake. It is an easy dough, made of 75g butter 60g sugar vanilla paste 2 eggs salt 150g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder Mix the ingredients, butter sugar and eggs first and then add the flour.
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22 May, 2016

Schaumkuesse – a German Sweet

Schaumkuesse – a German Sweet
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People asked me for a recipe for  Schaumküsse alias Negerkuss or Mohrenkopf. This is a popular sweet in Germany and comes close to chocolate covered marshmallow. But it is softer and has a different consistence than marshmallow. You need: 6 g Gelatin 20 ml Water 200 g Egg white (6 Egg white usually) 400 g
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15 May, 2016

Traditional Apple Strudel with stretched dough

Traditional Apple Strudel with stretched dough
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It is autumn and we were invited to a pot luck dinner. So what to bring? As it is the season for fresh apples, I thought making a traditional apple strudel. In general there are two types of strudel common in Germany. In the northern region strudel is mainly made with puff pastry in the
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13 May, 2016

Baby Rolls – Milchbroetchen

Baby Rolls – Milchbroetchen
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Today I baked some Baby Rolls  or Milchbroetchen how we call them in Germany. These are some typical rolls I know from my childhood. You got them at every bakery and they were so yummy. I looked for a good recipe for a while and today I came across one I thought that might be
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13 May, 2016

Classic German Potato Dumplings – Kartoffelklöße

Classic German Potato Dumplings – Kartoffelklöße
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Here I show you how to make classic German Potato Dumplings. There are 3 different types of potato dumplings common in Germany. Dumplings made from cooked potatoes, raw potatoes and half cooked and half raw potatoes. This recipe is for cooked potato dumplings. This Recipe is from an old German family recipe, made for generations
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