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Zwetschgenkuchen (German Plum Cake)

While plums can be found in stores throughout the year, in celebration of plum season I want to share a traditional German plum cake with you.  Depending on which region of Germany you’re in, it’s… Continue reading → The ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Sep 09, 2016 |  Original Post

Vollkornbrot (German Whole Grain Seed Bread)

Few things are better than a freshly baked loaf of bread slathered down with butter and some good jam.  That’s true for crusty breads with fluffy interiors and the more hearty, dense breads that I… Continue reading → The post ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jun 01, 2016 |  Original Post

Schwäbische Käsespätzle (German Macaroni and Cheese)

Where I’m from in Stuttgart, Germany this dish is a classic – a quintessential Swabian comfort food dish.  Homemade Spätzle are layered with gobs of shredded Emmentaler and geröstete Zwiebeln (caramelized onions) and then ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 06, 2016 |  Original Post

French Lentil Soup

Soups like this one are very nostalgic to me.  One bite with its familiar and comforting flavors transports me back to Europe.  I’m biased but I stand by the conviction that some of the best… Continue reading → The post French ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 17, 2016 |  Original Post

Fig, Anise & Hazelnut Tea Cake with Orange Glaze

This reminds me both of England and Germany.  Dense cakes like this make the perfect accompaniment for afternoon tea, a long-held English tradition.  The hazelnuts and anise are very popular baking ingredients in Germany and… Continue ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Feb 07, 2016 |  Original Post

German Tomato Salad (Tomatensalat)

This is a fresh and vibrantly flavorful Summer tomato salad that is typical of the ones I know and love from Germany.  Simple, quick and as easy as 1, 2, 3, all you have to… Continue reading → The post German Tomato Salad (Tomatensalat) ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jun 23, 2015 |  Original Post

Homemade German Fleischsalat (Sandwich Spread)

Nothing remotely fancy – just a simple, traditional, homespun German favorite that takes all of 5 minutes to throw together. There isn’t a German alive who isn’t familiar with Fleischsalat.  In Germany it’s practically ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 17, 2015 |  Original Post

Swabian-style German Lentils with Spaetzle (Schwäbische Linsen mit Spätzle)

If the national dish of Swabia were put up for vote, Schwäbische Linsen mit Spätzle would certainly be one of the finalists.  This was always one of my favorite dishes growing up and any time I make… Continue reading → The post ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Apr 06, 2015 |  Original Post

German Pea Soup with Egg Dumplings (Erbsensuppe mit Eierschwämmchen)

  “Pea soup” is the literal translation of this dish but that doesn’t even begin to do it justice.  There is a TON going on here flavor-wise.  With the flavor of caramelized onions and bacon… Continue reading → The ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Dec 29, 2014 |  Original Post

Linzer Kekse (Linzer Cookies)

You can never have too many kinds of Christmas cookies, especially when they’re as good as these ones.  All the way from Austria, welcome the Linzer Kekse!Continue reading: Linzer Kekse (Linzer Cookies) You May Also… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Dec 23, 2014 |  Original Post

German Nussmakronen (Hazelnut Macaroons)

Another traditional German cookie enjoyed particularly during the Christmas season.  These Hazelnut Macaroons have a fabulous texture with a very delicately crisp exterior and a delightfully chewy interior.  Using just three ingredients, ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Dec 20, 2014 |  Original Post

Heidesand (Traditional German Browned Butter Shortbread Cookies)

A traditional German Christmas treat, Heidesand are delicious shortbread cookies that are made with browned butter.  A personal favorite, we made these every Christmas growing up along with several other German holiday classics, a ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Dec 08, 2014 |  Original Post

Traditional German Rotkohl (Sweet/Sour Red Cabbage)

The beloved side dish found in virtually every restaurant and home throughout Germany.  Here is a thoroughly authentic recipe for this wonderful way of preparing red cabbage.Continue reading: Traditional German Rotkohl (Sweet/Sour Red Cabbage) ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jul 23, 2014 |  Original Post

Restaurant-style Schwäbischer Kartoffelsalat (Swabian Potato Salad)

I love potato salad.  All kinds.  But my all-time favorite is Schwäbischer Kartoffelsalat from the Southern Germany region of Swabia where I grew up (Stuttgart).  I’m also the ultimate critic when it comes to potato… Continue reading ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: May 09, 2014 |  Original Post

Traditional German Senfbraten (Mustard Gravy Pork Roast)

A quintessential German dish, Senfbraten is a traditional and popular pork roast served throughout Germany.  A deliciously rich gravy flavored with mustard, this authentic dish comes with a satisfaction guaranteed.Continue reading: Traditional ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Apr 30, 2014 |  Original Post

Traditional German Schnitzel (Schweineschnitzel)

Okay, everyone, here it is!  Drumroll… How to make perfect Schnitzel!Continue reading: Traditional German Schnitzel (Schweineschnitzel) You May Also Like:26 March, 2013 Geschnetzeltes (Creamy German Hunter’s Sauce)27 January, 2013 ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 13, 2014 |  Original Post

Zwiebelkuchen (German Onion Pie)

Autumn in Germany means a great many things to me, among them the brilliance of leaves changing color, harvested grapes from scenic hillsides, and Zwiebelkuchen, one of my favorite baked goods.  This directly translates to “onion cake” ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Oct 15, 2013 |  Original Post

German Picnic Salad + My “Castello Moment”

Though I do try to exercise self-control, I’m a bit of a cheese addict.  Growing up in Europe with regular access to the world’s best cheeses rendered me into something of a cheese snob.   I can’t help it.  The ability to ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Jul 17, 2013 |  Original Post

Geschnetzeltes (Creamy Hunter’s Sauce)

Geschnetzeltes (prounounced geh-shnet-sel-tess), German for “sliced meat”, is a sauce with pork or veal, mushrooms and cream that is popular throughout Germany and Switzerland, some versions named Züricher Geschnetzeltes. ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 26, 2013 |  Original Post

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