October 25th, 2015

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for 8 servings of Reformationsbroetchen you need:

A reformation day pastry


500g all purpose flour
40g yeast
30g sugar
250ml milk
50g margarine
90g raisins
50g almonds, chopped
1 tbsp. candied lemon peel
1 tsp. fresh lemon zest

200g strawberry jam
powdered sugar


Reformationsbroetchen – a traditional german pastry recipe for the 31. of october – Reformation Day

Reformationsbroetchen is a typical pastry that is exclusively served on the 31. of october each year. Especially in the federal states of Saxony and Thuringia this sweet delicacy is availiable short before and after this religious holiday.



1. Weigh out 500g of all purpose flour, 30g of sugar, 50g of margarine, 90g of raisins, 50g of chopped almonds.


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Mutzen for the New Year 2015

January 1st, 2015

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for 4 servings of Mutzen you need:


250g all purpose flour
250g Quark
4 tbsp. sugar
1 teasp. baking powder
8g vanilla sugar
3 midsize eggs
powdered sugar
cinnamon powder
750ml sunflower oil

Click here to get further info about this New Year’s recipe.

Mutzen are typical for German New Year and german carnival:

(Quark and it’s substitutes.)

1. Fill the Quark in mixing bowl.







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German Kaesekuchen

October 19th, 2014

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for 4 servings of German Cheesecake you need:

German Cheesecake

for the cake base: 
200g all purpose flour
100g sugar
1 tbsp. baking powder 
8g vanilla sugar 
1 midsize egg
75g butter (optional margarine)

Click here to get further info about this German cheesecake recipe.

for the stuffing:
1kg Quark (curd cheese
150g sugar 
150ml sunflower oil
8g vanilla sugar
2 midsize eggs
1 tsp. lemon juice
500ml milk
40g custard powder

GermanGerman Kaesekuchen:

One of the most liked delicacies of German amateur bakery (by the way one of Al’s most favorite cakes until now) is the cheesecake above. You might wonder about the amount of Quark that is used for this cheesecake but the cake is neither to heavy nor to fat. (Quark is a typical German dairy product – if you do not find it in your regional grocery store under the name Quark please read the linked article on Quark and it’s substitutes.)

Kristin prepared this Kaesekuchen last weekend. It is not a seasonal cake recipe and she usually serves it maybe 2 or 3 times throughout the year. It becomes even better when you let it rest for a night in the fridge. Now enough of blabla… here comes the instruction how to prepare this very best German cheesecake.

I. Preparation of the cheesecake base:

1. Mix  – flour with sugar and baking powder in a mixing bowl.





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White asparagus salad

May 31st, 2014

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for 4 servings of the best white asparagus recipe ever

White Asparagus salad


you need:

1kg white asparagus, fresh
150g salmon, smoked
150g prawns
40ml sweet mustard
2 twigs fresh dill
350g red oak leaf lettuce
20g butter

 Click here to get further info about this german white asparagus recipe.


A delicate salad made of white asparagus is easy to prepare. This time we would like to show you how we combine white asparagus with seafood.

White asparagus salad with seafood?

Yes, it works. Give it a try.


1. Peel the white asparagus. Fill a pot 2 litres of water, add a tablespoon honey, a tablespoon salt, about 20g of butter and bring to boil.






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Easter bread recipe – Osterlamm

April 7th, 2014

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for 4 servings of easter bread Osterlamm:

Easter bread recipe - Osterlamm


500g flour, all purpose
100g sugar
220ml milk
47g yeast
a pinch of salt
2 eggs
40g butter


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Easter bread recipe – Osterlamm

Between the several easter recipes that we have in Germany one popular easter delicacy is to prepare an easter bread. Easter bread in Germany is usually prepared out of a soft and puffy yeast dough. In case of we call it Osterlamm (easter lamb) the easter bread is to be shaped like a lamb. Easy to prepare, a delightful decoration for your easter table.


1. Fill the flour in your food processor.

^Easter bread recipe - Osterlamm








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A recipe for Chicken skewers

February 1st, 2014

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Chicken on stick fried with salad


for 4 servings of chicken skewers you need:

500g chicken breast
150g flour, all purpose
150g breadcrumbs
2 eggs
wooden sticks (10-15cm long, enough)


Click here to get further info on how to prepare crispy chicken skewers.

Breaded chicken skewers are a beautiful preparation method for chicken. Not like a whole chicken or e.g. chicken drum sticks you do not have anything to sort out like many bones. Just grab a wooden stick with the chicken breaded breast filet on it and dip in a sauce like sweet and sour sauce, ketchup or similar. Afterwards lay away the empty stick and grab another chicken skewer dip it in sauce…

Recipe for chicken skewers:

1. Take 3 soup bowls fill one with flour, one with beaten egg and another with breadcrumbs. Additionally keep a plate (e.g.) at hand where to place the breaded chicken sticks.

Chicken on a stick with salad



Adjoin salt to the beaten egg.





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