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It's asparagus time in Germany.
but, it' NOT ALWAYS Spargelzeit in Germany.....
The Spargel or asparagus is very special in Germany. In early
April begins "Spargelzeit" or "The time for Asparagus" and ends traditionally
on June 24th While other cultures talk about the first birds of springtime, Germans see the shoots of asparagus popping up. and sometimes refer to them as, "The Joy of Spring". Asparagus Recipes
Thuringia Potato Dumplings
This recipe goes into the basics of making dumplings from raw potatoes.
My friend gave me a 150 year old recipe using nothing but raw potatoes as a binder for the dumplings. I ended up having more luck with adding 1/3 cooked mashed potatoes, which gave a nicer texture.
This is a beautiful dessert that has a crumb crust surrounding
a cooked fresh apple filling.
Plum Cake with Italian plums
By Marshia McElligott
This uses a pie crust unlike most Kuchens that use a sweet dough. The folded edges and crumb topping make it fun and nice looking.
Early April through June 24 is a special time in Gemany where they celebrate Asparagus!
Pork Rouladen (Cuban Style)
This may not sound German but, like a Cuban Sandwich there are too many German influences.
Pork, Ham , Swiss (Emmantaller) and pickle ....
It works great for a filling in the great German classic , Rouladen
Beef on a Weck
Fresh roasted beef on a Kümmelweck roll with horseradish
How to make these potato roll , topped with caraway and flaked salt.
German Cottage Cheese
herbs and other seasonings blended smooth with cottage cheese
Make this a nice spread on dark rye bread , also you can make it lower in
fat than butter.
From Wienerschnitzel to Buffalo Schnitzel
Lots of different recipes for this versatile dish
This is my grandmothers simple Goulash recipe.
However I did it crockpot style.
This is one that my friend Jan shared with me direct from
Milchsuppe mit Knödel Milk soup with dumplings, this soup is german comfort food,
that mothers made to comfort you when you felt ill.
German Schnitzel Recipes German Shnitzel Recipes, Chicken , Beef and Pork, Jaegarschnitzel, Ziguenerschnitzel and many others. We show the basic Schnitzel preperation and the traditional breaded and fried and also a lighter pan fried schnitzel.
Fried Cabbage in Cheese Sauce (Kohl mit Käsesosse)
This is a dish I tried to recreate from Haus Murphy in Glendale
Arizona that was featured on the Food Network.
German Chicken Recipes
When you think of German Cooking, chicken (Hühnchen or Hänchen) doesn't usually come to mind, Bratwurst, Sauerbraten, Schnitzel but not usually chicken. Here are some recipes that are German or have a German flair to them.
Baker's ammonia is still used as a leavener of choice for certain recipes because of it's ability to make cookies crisper. The chemistry is very interesting. It creates gas when mixed with liquid ingredients but the baker's ammonia removes one extra water (or was it oxygen) molecule than soda so it leaves a dryer crisper product. Some old-fashioned recipes for biscotti and ameretti call for it because of the desired affect.