Category Archives: German Cooking

A Typical German Meal – Authentic Recipes

Rouladen, Spätzle, Sweet & Sour Red Cabbage, Cucumber Dill Salad = the fixin’s for a typical German meal that is special enough for any celebration. As you can guess, I spend a lot of time in my kitchen. I am happy … Continue reading

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Zimtsterne – ‘Cinnamon Stars’ – Traditional German Christmas Cookies

Shiny little Zimtsterne are a traditional German Christmas cookie. They’re sweet and chewy and nutty – naturally gluten free – and baked in a most unusual way. The tree is decorated, presents are (mostly) chosen, but there’s wrapping still to … Continue reading

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German Lebkuchen Loaf

The traditional flavours of German Lebkuchen in a delicious tender loaf. Slather a slice with butter for a taste of an Old World German Christmas. Oh, the smells of Christmas are starting to curl around the corners and waft through the … Continue reading

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German Style Sauerkraut – ‘Schmeckt Wunderbar’!

A zesty serving of German Style Sauerkraut is a healthy side dish to liven up your meal. We love it with sausages, ham, and roasted or barbecued meats of any kind. I’ve just come back from a week at the … Continue reading

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Sorrel Soup (Sauerampfer Suppe) Makes me Smile

Clean, simple ingredients showcase the sprightliness of a classic sorrel soup. When we were children growing up in British Columbia, we gathered wild sorrel growing in the ditches along our country road. Nibbling the mouth-puckeringly sour leaves was a pleasure … Continue reading

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