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Quark

Very Vanilla German Cheesecake – Vanille Käsekuchen

My Vanilla German Cheesecake is – hands down – the best! It’s light and fresh and so vanilla-tasting, you’ll think you are in heaven. Other than the famous New York Cheesecake, my version doesn’t have the salty taste and it is a lot less heavy, actually, It has a lot less fat and calories and is even healthy. Continue reading

How to make Quark from buttermilk

When Germans live abroad they have two big concerns: The first one is about getting good bread and the second is about finding Quark in a grocery. Quark is kind of the holy grail for Germans outside of Germany. If they find it in a store they will immediately brag about it on facebook. Then they will have an inner celebration, faint a little about the high price and last decide that it’s worth it to pay $5 for a tiny jar of Quark. Nonsense! Most people don’t know how easy and cheap it is to make Quark at home. The only problem with this process is, that though it is not much work, it takes a little time.

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Welcome to my blog about German Recipes  and thank you for taking the time to read “about me”.

My name is Barbara, I am a mother of three and happily married to the most supportive husband anyone can imagine.
In 2010 we moved from Germany to Texas. We thought it would be only for three years but …

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