Posts Tagged ‘german food’

‘Kartoffelpuffer’ with Apple Sauce (GF)

One of my favourite German dishes, is “Kartoffelpuffer mit Apfelmus”. The “Kartoffelpuffer” are a kind of potato pancake, made from grated potatoes, and “Apfelmus” is basically just an apple sauce, which you traditionally serve with them. When I was younger, I used to visit my aunt in the country every Autumn holiday, and she would […] Read more…

‘Falscher Hase’ German Meat Loaf

If you’re looking for a way to use up those last leftover hard boiled Easter eggs, I have just the recipe for you! “Falscher Hase” – a typical German recipe which translates as “false hare” – is a special kind of meat loaf. It apparently takes its name from post-war times, when housewives cooking on […] Read more…

German Cheese & Leek Soup with Mince

Hello, lovely readers, I hope you are having a good week. I have another yummy recipe to share with you today. Soup Season is upon us, and whilst we love ourselves some nice and healthy Autumnal vegetable soups in our family – like my Butternut Squash Soup from the other day – sometimes the dreich […] Read more…

Quick Midweek Supper: Toast Hawaii

If you’ve grown up or lived in Britain, chances are you will be familiar with ‘beans on toast’, that quick stop, put-together-in-minutes supper when you’re short on time and everyone is hungry. My kids loves baked beans – especially the little one, he’ll eat a whole tin if you’re not careful, he doesn’t even wait […] Read more…

Rote Grütze

Summer time is berry time. In fruit salads, as cake toppings, or simply as they are. In Germany, another popular fresh berry dish is ‘Rote Grütze’ – the literal translation is ‘red gruel’, which doesn’t sound particularly appetizing. But in actual fact, it’s a delicious dessert made with a mixture of different berries. Ingredients 300g […] Read more…

Gluten Free Christmas Stollen

One of the things I really miss about German Christmas, since going gluten free, is Stollen. Previously, there was no store bought GF alternative, and making it yourself was always such a challenge: the tough yeast dough needs the better part of a day kneading and rising and kneading and rising, if you are lucky […] Read more…