Potato Salad Rhineland Style

Potato Salad Rhineland Style

What is it? German potato salad recipe from the Rhineland region.Rheinischer KartoffelsalatPotato Salad Rhineland StyleThe Rhenish potato salad is one of the most popular recipes from the Rhineland. It is a classic that both young and old love. In comparison to the...

Peas & Carrots Side Dish

Peas & Carrots Side Dish

What is it? A very popular German vegetable side dish.How is it called in German? "Erbsen-Karotten Mischgemüse" "Erbsen" are the German word for "peas". And "carrots" are called "Karotten" in German. Erbsen-Karotten Mischgemüse Pea-Carrot Side Dish This recipe is very...

Swabian Potato Salad

Swabian Potato Salad

What is it? Swabian potato salad is marinated while the potatoes are still warm, this allows to soak up the dressing better. Southern Germans would never dream of adding mayonnaise or yogurt to their potato salad. "How is it called in German? "Schwäbischer...

Beer Radish

Beer Radish

Yield: 2-4 portions Prep: 10 min. Wait: 30 min. Bier Radi Oktoberfest Radish "Radi" is the Bavarian name for "Rettich", which is the german word for a Daikon radish. Beer Radish is named not because of beer, but because it is a traditional starter with a mug of beer....

Potato Dumplings

Potato Dumplings

What is it? A German dumpling made from potatoes. How is it called in German? "Kartoffelknödel" "Kartoffel" is the German word for "Potatoe". Cultural Background Story The Spanish conquered the NEW WORLD (1st half of the 16th century) at a time, when the potato was...

Radish Salad

Radish Salad

What is it? Salad made from small red, round radishes.How is it called in German? "Radieschensalat""Radieschen" is the German word for a small red, round radish. Cultural Background Story There are many stories about "Kaiserschmarren", which is why it’s probably...

Bavarian Cabbage Salad with Bacon

Bavarian Cabbage Salad with Bacon

What is it? German style coleslaw. How is it called in German? "Weißkrautsalat" or "Krautsalat" "The letter "ß" is also known as "sharp S". The letter is pronounced like the "s" in "see". The "ß" character is not used in any other language than German. Cultural...

German Brussels Sprouts Casserole

German Brussels Sprouts Casserole

Rosenkohlauflauf German Brussels Sprouts Casserole This recipe features another popular German side with Brussels sprouts. A lot of people think German side dishes are mainly red cabbage and sauerkraut, the fact is, that even though they are traditional sides, there...

Bavarian Potato Salad with Bacon

Bavarian Potato Salad with Bacon

Bayerischer Kartoffelsalat mit Speck Bavarian Potato Salad with Bacon Learn how to make an all-time favorite Bavarian style potato salad with bacon. This potato salad makes not only a great side to any German meal but is great addition for your next BBQ too. Bavarian...

Bavarian Cucumber Salad

Bavarian Cucumber Salad

Bayerischer Gurkensalat Bavarian Cucumber Salad Learn how to make Bavarian cucumber salad with a wonderful creamy dill sauce. This is a very popular side dish in German homes, you will find this traditional dish on every Oktoberfest menu and in many Bavarian...

German Bread Dumplings

German Bread Dumplings

Semmelknödel German Bread Dumplings One of the most famous German side dishes are bread dumplings. They are easy to make and are a wonderful opportunity to make use out of rolls that are not soft enough anymore. Bread dumplings are the perfect side dish to...

German Red Cabbage Salad

German Red Cabbage Salad

Rotkrautsalat German Red Cabbage Salad One of the traditional sides to all kind of German dishes are cabbage salads. German Red Cabbage Salad 1 small head of red cabbage1/3 cup red wine vinegar1/3 cup vegetable oil1/3 cup sugar2 tsp. salt1 tsp. pepper Remove outer...

German Green Beans

German Green Beans

Speckbohnen German Green Beans The German cuisine is known for the love of meat dishes. But what is not very known, that every dish comes traditionally with at least one vegetables side or a salad. One of these traditional vegetable sides are Speckbohnen, which are...

Red Cabbage Without Bacon

Red Cabbage Without Bacon

Klassisches Rotkraut ohne Speck Traditional German Red Cabbage Without Bacon Braised red cabbage is the perfect side to the famous Rouladen, Sauerbraten or other German meat dishes. German Red Cabbage without Bacon 1 medium head red cabbage2 apples or 1 1/2 cups apple...

German Noodles Spaetzle with Milk

German Noodles Spaetzle with Milk

Spätzle Rezept mit Milch German Spaetzle Noodles This Recipe features another variation of a Spätzle recipe. This recipe contains milk, which makes the Spätzle light and fluffy. This German noodle variation can be used in all Spätzle recipes and is especially well...

German Fried Potatoes

German Fried Potatoes

Bratkartoffeln German Fried Potatoes Germans are known for their love of potatoes. One of the very popular potato dishes are fried potatoes. In this video I will show you the basic recipe for fried potatoes, called "Bratkartoffeln" in German. Fried Potatoes 2 pounds...

German Potato Salzkartoffeln

German Potato Salzkartoffeln

Salzkartoffeln German Potato Side Dish To make Salzkartoffeln, I generally use Yukon Gold. It is the closest kind of potato that I know in the US that reminds me of German potatoes. It is a wonderful all-purpose potato with the perfect level of starch to hold its...

Breaded Cauliflower

Breaded Cauliflower

Panierter Blumenkohl Breaded Cauliflower We are often asked "what kind of vegetables do Germans serve with their main dishes?” One of the favorite vegetables that Germans serve is cauliflower. Most of the time, it is just steamed and topped with a sauce, but sometimes...

Spinach Spaetzle

Spinach Spaetzle

Spinatspätzle Spinach Spaetzle This spaetzle recipe is enhanced with spinach. These dressed up spaetzle are a healthy and delicious variation. You can use spinach spaetzle like the original spaetzle as a side or can make tasty spaetzle casseroles or spaetzle salads....

Liver Spaetzle

Liver Spaetzle

Leberspätzle Liver Spaetzle Liver spaetzle are used as a side or in a soup. This dish is especially popular in the South of Germany and you will find it every year at the famous Oktoberfest in Munich. Liver Spaetzle 1 pound calf or beef liver4 eggs1 small onion1 tbsp....

Spaetzle Swabian Style

Spaetzle Swabian Style

Schwäbische Spätzle Spaetzle Swabian Style This Spaetzle recipe is probably the most traditional one in Germany. It is an authentic Swabian Spaetzle recipe. Usually made by hand, but in this recipe, I will show you how to use a stand mixer to make the spaetzle easy...

German Sauerkraut with Bacon

German Sauerkraut with Bacon

Sauerkraut mit Speck German Sauerkraut with Bacon This sauerkraut recipe is a traditional side to German meat dishes. Serve it as a side with boiled potatoes to Rouladen or with bread dumplings to a crispy pork shank. German Sauerkraut with Bacon 32 oz. sauerkraut3...

German Spaetzle Recipe No. 3

German Spaetzle Recipe No. 3

Spätzle Rezept ohne Milch oder Wasser German Spaetzle Recipe Without Milk or Water This recipe features a spaetzle variation without any additional liquid like water or milk. Try this if you like a firmer consistency with your noodles. This recipe is perfect for...

Bread Dumpling Logs – Serviettenknödel

Bread Dumpling Logs – Serviettenknödel

Serviettenknödel Bread Dumpling Logs The German name for these bread dumpling logs is "Serviettenknödel", which means napkin dumpling, as they were cooked in the old days in a napkin or kitchen towel. In this recipe we choose a less messy way and used aluminum foil,...

Red Cabbage with Cranberries and Almonds

Red Cabbage with Cranberries and Almonds

Rotkohl mit Cranberries und Mandeln German Red Cabbage with Cranberries and Almonds This modern twist on a traditional German recipe is absolutely delicious and makes a perfect side dish to Rouladen or a roast. German Red Cabbage with Cranberries and Almonds This...