How to make classic German coconut macaroons.
German Butter Cookies (Butterplätzchen)
Crumbly and buttery German Butterplätzchen, a classic Christmas recipe, perfect for making with children.
Roasted Goose with Filling and Red Wine Sauce
The perfect recipe for your roast goose; juicy and tender on the inside and crispy on the outside.
German Vanilla Crescent Cookies (Vanillekipferl)
Every Christmas season I look forward to making lots of these delicious, powdered vanilla crescents. The delicate taste of buttery shortcrust pastry and real bourbon vanilla make these cookies Germany’s absolute classics.
Traditional Polish Christmas Eve Sauerkraut with Forest Mushrooms
Sauerkraut with forest mushrooms is a typical dish, served in Poland on Christmas Eve. The recipes vary from region to region and from family to family. This one below is my favorite.
A super tasty variation of the traditional coconut macaroons. Hazelnuts play the main role here and taste light, fluffy and not too sweet.
German Cinnamon Stars (Zimtsterne)
No other spice says Christmas like cinnamon. And so, it’s hardly surprising that this brown gold has its own cookie recipe: cinnamon stars – soft, crumbly, and irresistibly good.
Frosty Lemon Hearts
These soft, crumbly, and buttery cookies will melt in your mouth and surprise you with a fresh and fruity lemon flavor.
Crumbly Angel Eyes with Jelly or Jam (Engelsaugen)
Uncomplicated thumbprint cookies with jam drops. The basis: a buttery shortcrust pastry. The topping: a fruity jelly. And the taste: unique – or heavenly good.
Silesian Potato Dumplings (Kluski Śląskie)
I grew up in Silesia, a part of Poland, which – due to its turbulent history and geography – is a melting pot of Slavic and Germanic traditions. A Sunday dinner in our house was literally unthinkable without kluski. Made with cooked potatoes they are chewy and gummy in texture and unlike any other type […]