Why not bake a traditional German Easter lamb this Easter? While many German housewives traditionally bake an Easter lamb for Easter, we’re making an Easter chicken. And we’re pimping the recipe to make it perfect for Spring. Here’s what we did.
Tomorrow, Carnival starts in the Rhineland! At this time of year, you can’t get past eating Berliner doughnuts! While this recipe takes time (the dough has to proof), it is super easy and guaranteed to succeed. Just follow these simple steps to make your own.
Glühwein is very popular in Germany at Christmas time: it is difficult to imagine a Christmas market that does not sell the warming winter drink. This is a recipe for traditional German Gühwein, tweaked Tea with Mum style of course!
Terraces – or Terrassen in German – are my favourite German Christmas biscuit because of their more subtle flavours. They are fun and easy to make with kids and somehow, kinda special.
Zimtsterne or cinnamon stars are arguably the quintessential German Christmas biscuit. They look like snow coloured stars and all that cinnamon makes them smell and taste that just screams Christmas. They are the perfect addition to our trio of German Christmas biscuits.
The Christmas markets are opening this weekend. The temperature is dropping. It’s time to get baking. At least that is what most German housewives seem to think. And what better way to start our trio of German Christmas cookies than with our family favourite: Spritzgebäck.
Reibekuchen, or traditional German potato pancakes, are the perfect dish to try when visiting Cologne with a child and are so easy to make at home.