While a cake is considered a dessert in Texas, it is not in Germany. In Germany a cake is a cake and will be eaten in the afternoon, accompanied with some coffee. A dessert is what you have as a sweet ending of your main dish and will be something like a pudding, ice cream or creamy dairy product.
This is my favorite German cookie recipe for cookies all year round – but I especially use it to bake Christmas Cookies! The texture of these cookies is soft and a little moist in the center. They are so delicious and everyone loves them. I bet you will become a fan of this recipe, too! Continue reading
“Oh Tangarine Cream Cheese Cake, you look and taste soooooo gooooood!” Fresh and delicious – just right for a hot summer day. Continue reading
For those busy weeknights, for the kids, for fun or just for “desert for dinner” … quick fix with vitamins!
Homemade Lebkuchen is something you really MUST try! These cookies are a favorite every Christmas … and even after. They taste like nothing you have had before but you will never forget the heavenly taste.
Skiing in the Alpes comes with eating Germknödel aka Dampfnundeln! If you’ve been there up on the mountain for lunch, this food is what gives you all the energy back that the cold weather sucked out of your body. Even if you are not skiing but maybe shoveling snow or just trying to make it to the mail box, have in mind that you will always be able to reward yourself with Dampfnudeln! Continue reading
Often sweet dishes and desserts come with a vanilla sauce in Germany. While one can buy it in Germany like in a milk jug, Continue reading
Red Fruit “Jelly” is not really what this is, but the translation suggested it and I couldn’t come up with something better. Jelly is kind of solid while this desert’s consistency is more like a soft pudding. Continue reading
Every year end of August: I find sugar plums at the grocery and go bananas! I buy them all – no plum left behind!!! It’s the kind of thing I can’t really explain, it*s like my drawer full of empty pizza sauce glasses, something deep inside tells me: You need that! Continue reading
There is nothing like the scent of fresh pancakes in the kitchen! Continue reading