Lebkuchen

Lebkuchen [layb-koo-kuhn] This thick, cakelike cookie is a specialty of Nuremberg and one of the most popular in Germany. It’s honey-sweetened, full of spices, citron and almonds and often topped with a hard confectioners’ sugar glaze. Lebkuchen has been made for centuries and often baked in decorative molds to shape the cookie into intricate designs. […]

Bavarian cream

A cold dessert composed of a rich custard, whipped cream, various flavorings (fruit puree, chocolate, liqueurs and so on) and gelatin. The mixture may be spooned into stemmed glasses or into a decorative mold to be unmolded when set. BAVARIAN CREAM RECIPE: This Bavarian cream recipe is very versatile and you can use it in […]

German potato salad

A salad of cooked, diced or cubed potatoes mixed with other ingredients such as chopped onion, green peppers, celery, hard-cooked eggs, seasonings and a mayonnaise- or sour cream- based dressing. German potato salad, often served hot, is bound with a vinegar-bacon fat dressing. GERMAN POTATO SALAD RECIPE: Ingredients: 2 pounds Yukon Gold or yellow potatoes, […]

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