Traditional German Recipes

Traditional German Recipes

For a taste of Germany wherever you are

Swabian Pizza / Schwäbische Flammkuchen

Swabian Pizza comes from the region close to the Alsace. This is the reason why it is also known as tarte flambée. Furthermore it...

Bavarian Plumb Cake / Zwetschgendatschi

This cake is a Bavarian specialty. The very original Bavarian Plumb Cake or Zwetschgendatschi is from Augsburg. A "Datschi" is a plum cake where...

Maultaschen (Pasta Squares) – Traditional German Recipe

The south-west of Germany, the so called Schwabenland is home to the Maultasche, hence the regional description "schwäbische Maultasche". In the early days any...

Apple Cake Old German Style / Altdeutscher Apfelkuchen

Apple cake has a long German tradition. Like lemon trees in New Zealand, we have apple trees in our backyards. Since the medieval age,...

Wholegrain Bread / Vollkornbrot

When you go into a German bakery and ask for a German wholegrain bread- this is what you usually get. I can assure you -...

Quick Four-Grain Bread / schnelles Vierkornbrot

  This German bread is absolutely amazing. The big advantage is that you only have to wait about an hour until the dough has risen and is...

Hamburg’s Franzbrötchen with marzipan

The bread rolls from Hamburg are my all-time favorites. You used to find them only in Hamburg, but now it seems they are becoming...