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Onion tart or German Zwiebelkuchen

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

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Recipe Ingredients for 3-4 servings



of onion tart or german Zwiebelkuchen:

for the dough:
250 g flour
100 ml milk

pinch of sugar
1 teasp. of salt

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20 g yeast
20 g sunflower oil

for the filling of the onion tart or Zwiebelkuchen:
500-600 g onions
200 ml cream
250 g curd cheese, light
1 teasp. ground caraway
3 teasp. salt
1-2 teasp. ground pepper
100 g grated gouda cheese
2-3 teasp. chopped parsley



This recipe is dedicated to Susan from and everyone who likes german food!

This baking recipe is a variation of the typical german Zwiebelkuchen or onion tart. Once we had forgotten to buy ham Kristin just left it out.


Preparation of this traditional german onion tarte recipe:

1. Make a soft yeast dough out flour, milk, yeast, sugar, sunflower oil.


German Potato soup recipe with kohlrabi and wieners

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

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Ingredients for 3-4 servings for german
potato soup with kohlrabi and wieners:

5 waxy big potatoes
1 kohlrabi

1 l vegetable stock
2 small onions

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1 teasp. fresh chopped parsley
1 tbsp. grated gouda cheese
2 tbsp. olive oil


Preparation of this german potato soup with kohlrabi and wieners:

1. Cut the peeled onions in fine dices.


Baked Pork chops with cheese and peaches

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

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Baked pork chop with cheese and peaches
for 4-6 servings: 

Ingredients for baked pork chops:

350g ribbon noodles
200ml cream
2 tbsp. tomatoe puree
4 peaches, canned
6 pork cutlets
250 g gouda cheese

Baked pork chops with cheese and peaches 

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What is your favourite casserole? 

We would appreciate if  you would post the name of your favourite recipe in our comment section.

Fact Of the Week about Germany

Soccer in Germany:

A verry important sport for a majority of the german population is soccer.
The best soccer players in Germany play in the Fußball-Bundesliga.
The Fußball-Bundesliga is a professional association football league that consists of 18 teams.


Members of the Fußball-Bundesliga 2010/-11:
1. FC Kaiserslautern, 1.FC Köln, 1. FC NĂŒrnberg, 1. FSV Mainz 05, Bayer 04
Leverkusen, Borussia Dortmund, Borrussia Mönchengladbach, Eintracht
Frankfurt, FC Bayern MĂŒnchen, FC Schalke 04, FC St. Pauli, Hamburger
SV, Hannover 96, SC Freiburg, SV Werder Bremen, TSG Hoffenheim, VfB
Stuttgart, VfL Wolfsburg

The 2. Fußball-Bundesliga is the second division of professional soccer in Germany.

Members of the 2. Fußball-Bundesliga 2009/-10:
Alemannia Aachen, Rot-Weiß Ahlen, FC Augsburg, Arminia Bielefeld, 1. FC Union Berlin, Energie Cottbus, MSV Duisburg, Fortuna DĂŒsseldorf, FSV Frankfurt, SpVgg
Greuther FĂŒrth, 1. FC Kaiserslautern, Rot-Weiß Oberhausen, Karlsruher
SC, TuS Koblenz, TSV 1860 MĂŒnchen, SC Paderborn 07, FC St. Pauli , FC
Hansa Rostock

How to bake the pork chops or
Preparation of baked pork chops with cheese and peaches:


  1. Boil the ribbon noodles until they are al dente.
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Layered Salad

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

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Makes 8 to 12 servings of layered salad.

Ingredients for layered salad:

1 iceberg lettuce
100 g cooked ham
255 g kidney beans, canned
175 g tangerines, canned

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150-200 g gouda cheese
500 ml salad cream, low fat 4,8%
340 g pineapple, canned
285 g canned corn
50 g nachos
200 g leek

Yesterday we had about 20° to 25°C
(77° F) and a clear blue sky.
The ideal conditions to have a BBQ with friends.
In a lot of german households there ecxist special reicpes that are preferentially only prepared for BBQs or birthday parties.

Layered salad

How do you celebrate a BBQ with your friends or your family?
Do you start with an appetizer or light salad?

We would appreciate if  you would post your favourite BBQ habits as a comment.

Fact of the Week about Germany:Ice Saints in Germany:
A popular belief in Germany that goes back to medieval times is that you can be more or less certain that after the days of the Ice Saints there will be no more frosty weather. So you can start to seed not frost-resistant plants.

May 11th : Day of  Mamertus
May 12th : Day of  Pankratius
May 13th : Day of  Servatius
May 14th : Day of  Bonifatius
May 15th : Day of  Sophie


Preparation of layered salad:


  • Wash the lettuce. Cut lettuce, cooked ham, pineapple, and gouda cheese in pieces of about 2cmÂČ (2cmÂł) the leek in little rings.



Spinach cream cheese canneloni

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

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Ingredients for 2-3 servings of cannelonis
1,35 kg cream spinach (frozen)
150 g cream cheese (optional with herbs)
Canneloni recipe
500 g farmer cheese
20-25 canneloni (dried)
1 teasp. salt
0,5 teasp. paprika
150-200 g grated gouda (cheese)
1 egg

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Preparation of the canneloni recipe:
1. Unfreeze the spinach in a casserole dish and arrange it even on the bottom of the casserole to get a nice structured canneloni casserole.

Chocolate cheese cake

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

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Ingredients for 2-3 servings of Chocolate cheese cake:Chocolate cheese cake
1 eggs
2 tbsp. water
2 tbsp. cocoa powder
90 g margarine
90 g sugar

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260 g flour
1 tbsp. baking powder

Topping for the Chocolate cheese cake:
60 g starch flour
50 g margarine
2 eggs
4 tbsp. vanilla sugar
600g farmer cheese

Preparation of the Chocolate cheese cake  base dough:
1. Knead the ingredients to a smooth cake dough. Put the paste for 30 minutes in the fridge.