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.
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.
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.
These soft, crumbly, and buttery cookies will melt in your mouth and surprise you with a fresh and fruity lemon flavor.
Uncomplicated thumbprint cookies with jam drops. The basis: a buttery shortcrust pastry. The topping: a fruity jelly. And the taste: unique – or heavenly good.
A wonderful, marzipan-flavored, cake to sweeten the Advent season.
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 […]
If you love traditional flavors of the Christmas season, such as anise, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, cardamon, and nutmeg you will enjoy the Chocolate – Cherry – Cake. Originally from Germany, the cake is spiced with Lebkuchengewürz (gingerbread spice blend). However, the Chinese Five Spice blend is a perfect substitute.
Make it at home and enjoy this unique drink at Christmas and in the winter season.