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Sunday, 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.



Mutzen for the New Year 2015

Thursday, 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.








Easter bread recipe – Osterlamm

Monday, 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









Kale with sausages or Gruenkohl mit pinkel

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

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for 4 servings of kale with sausages or gruenkohl with pinkel

Gruenkohl with pinkel


you need:

800g chopped fresh or canned kale
4-5 cured, smoked german sausages (Mettwurst)
400g bacon (from pork belly)
10g butter

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Kale with sausages or in german called “Gruenkohl mit Pinkel”:
Gruenkohl with Pinkel (so called) is a traditional german dish. We use to prepare it in the colder seasons of the year like autumn and winter. Indeed it is a very hearty meal and well-known throughout Germany especially typical for the northern regions where this recipe is even a motive for social events.
We would like to give you an easy recipe for this kale dish although we are not quite sure if you can buy all ingredients in your homecountry. But as far as we have seen there are several online shops for german products on the web. And kale is cultivated in US, UK, Africa and Asia.

Like for every other traditional recipe of course, there are a lot of variations on how to prepare the german recipe kale with sausages.

1. Melt butter in a pot. Add the chopped, washed kale and broil it on medium heat for about 10 minutes.

Grunkohl with pinkel








Roast Goose

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

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Roast Goose with dumplings, chestnuts, apricots, apples and gravy

Crispy Goose breast


for 2 servings:

1kg goose breast (e.g. frozen)
200g chestnuts, peeled
1-2 apples, midsize and sweet
100g apricots, dried
400ml broth

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Roast Goose is a delicious way how to cook goose. Have you thought of goose as a turkey alternative ?

Especially in the colder days of the year hearty recipes are being cooked in traditional german households. Especially for christmas cooking goose has a long tradition in a lot of german familys. But even in autumn goose recipes are typically prepared like on St. Martin’s day e.g.
As we will show you in the following directions it is not necessary cooking a goose (whole) but even easier to try roasting goose breast. We use frosted goose breast that we started to defrost the day before.

Now how to prepare this roast goose?


1. Wash the goose breast with cold water and pat it dry with some paper towels. Fill chestnuts, dried apricots and peeled apple slices in a casserole dish of about 30cm length, 15cm width and 4cm height. Place the goose breast on top.

Pork chop recipe with mashed potatoes, turnip leafs and sauerkraut

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

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Pork chop recipe with mashed potatoes, turnip leafs and sauerkraut

Pork chop with mashed potatoes, turnip and sauerkraut


for 4 servings:

1kg waxy potatoes
500-600g pork chop deboned, smoked, cured
300-400g Turnip leafs
20g butter
enough milk



Click here to get further info about this german pork chop recipe.


Haven’t you heard about turnip, here you find more info.

Have you ever heard of Stielmuss before ?  It is the name of a german recipe for mashed potatoes with the leafs and the stalks of turnip.


Now how to prepare this german Pork chop recipe?

1. Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut them in half and boil them for about 20 minutes until they are done.