Lebkucken are a German spice cookie. Traditionally available at Christmas time, they contain cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, citrus peel. Is your mouth watering yet? They are great with a cup of coffee, tea or a cold glass of milk. Lebkuchen are very dunkable. Yum!!! By the way, any leftover lebkuchen is great crumbled over vanilla ice cream….
German food like many other world cuisines is regional. It tends towards the heavier end as far as foods are concerned, but it is very flavorful and satisfying as well.
Some of the favorites are spaetzles-a noodle type dish that you can eat with just about any meat dish. My German friend introduced me to zweibelkuchen, which in essence is an onion quiche. It is absolutely delicious. Zweibelkuchen goes great with a side of greens.
One of my favorite main dishes is the chicken cooked in beer. This is a perfect dish on a cold night which we get a lot of in the frozen north.
Along the lines of desserts are lebkuchen, a cookie made around Christmas time which contains cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. They are the perfect ending to any meal, and are great dunked in coffee or milk. YUM!
Enjoy the variety of German dishes in this section.
Cooking with beer is one of my passions. Beer braised chicken and onions recipe is perfect for fall. It’ll fill your house with amazing aromas. I am drooling on the keyboard! Perfect for Oktoberfest. You don’t need many ingredients. Chicken, some herbs, bacon, and a couple of veggies. THAT’S IT! I used chicken thighs. More flavor…
Sweet onion quiche or Zwiebelkuchen is a typical German recipe, that was given to me by my friend Angela. I told her I would give her a shout out, and she agreed to share this simple yet delicious recipe with me. Angela brought this delightful dish to my house for a party. One bite and…
Spaetzles are a German egg noodle or small dumpling which are simple to make and can be frozen for later use. They are a great complement to a beef, pork roast, chicken, and can be eaten plain. You can toss in some onions sautéed with bacon or serve with an onion soup broth too. Besides…