One of the hardest parts of shopping for authentic German food is actually your location. If you don't live near a city with a German supermarket or your supermarket doesn't carry international products, it can be difficult to shop for them.
Plus there are no surprises when you shop for it all yourself. Why not enjoy a surprise now and then?
What if you could get a box of authentic German products shipped to your door every month and each month it's a surprise? New products, different items,...
When you grow up in Wisconsin, potato salad is a fairly common salad. But the "German Potato Salad" I had growing up was...not...what I ate in Germany.
I wonder if the recipes that so many of German heritage here in Wisconsin enjoy are from the generations that immigrated to the US?
I ate a lot of Kartoffelsalat in Germany. As in two servings (at least) at any party I went to. Except for one, that one Kartoffelsalat was not good. It was that bad that I remember it 15 years later. As we say...
Have you ever had a Grillabend (grill evening)? If you haven't, there are two condiments that stand out the most: Soßen und Kräuterbutter. Sauces and herbed butter.
Sauces are fun, like Curryketchup and BBQ sauce.
But Kräuterbutter? Now that speaks to my dairy-consuming, Wisconsin-raised heart.
What is Kräuterbutter?
Kräuterbutter is simply a bunch of butter mixed with several herbs and some salt. It's really easy to make, easy to enjoy, and sehr, sehr lecker...
What are they, noodles? Dumplings?
It doesn't matter--it's SPÄTZLE!
I don't believe you've really had German food until you've had homemade Spätzle.
Maybe you've tried dried Spätzle noodles? They're ok. You can find them at ALDI several times a year here.
Spätzle at many Germanic restaurants here is usually pre-made and then reheated in a pan. They're ok but usually they dry out quickly and then they're tough to eat.
The best Spätzle are made at home. They take time,...
Diese Woche machen Privatkunden eine besondere Aktivität, anstatt den normalen Unterricht zu haben. Sie backen, kochen oder machen ein deutsches Rezept (oder ein österreichisches oder ein schweizerisches Rezept) und schreiben etwas darüber.
Deutsches Essen zu machen ist auch Deutsch lernen. :)
Und Sie dürfen diese Woche mitmachen!
Diese Woche lesen Sie hier drei Rezepte für typische, deutsche Gerichte und es gibt sogar Rezeptkarten, die Sie herunterladen und...
Nächste Woche gibt es eine besondere Woche von Blogposts. Es geht um die deutsche Küche. Hier bedeutet «Küche» alle Gerichte und traditionelle Rezepte. Und wir feiern nicht nur die deutsche Küche, sondern auch die österreichische und schweizerische Küchen auch.
Die deutsche Küche ist viel mehr als Schnitzel und Bratwurst. Die deutsche Küche hat viele schöne Salate, verschiedene Kräuter werden benutzt und man kann einige Rezepte...
Do these words sound like they would be delicious when baked together?
If so, you're in for a treat. (See what I did there?)
Here are three easy Christmas cookie recipes you can try baking at home, one each from a website in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
1. Vanillekipferl von GuteKüche.at
GuteKueche.at calls itself «Das österreichische Gourmet-Portal» and I've been on their mailing list for...
It's German week at ALDI!
I just heard about it and then I got the mailer in the papertoday. Sie können sich freuen!
There are pretzels, Spätzle (dried), Schnitzel, Strudel, Jaffa Cakes and more! LikeErdnusspuffs! Und Senf!Apfelschorle und Doppel Keks! View the mailer here (be sure to select the April 4-10 ad!) and find a store near youhere.
Viel Spaß beim Einkaufen!
Disclaimer: I have no business affiliation with ALDI and I do not receive any compensation for this post. I simply really,...
Last Friday I went to pick up my mail and there was an unusual, square package waiting for me.
I got into my car, opened up the box, and lo and behold: it's German-style Lebkuchen (gingerbread). It's an assorted pack with both glazed and chocolate-covered Lebkuchen.
Who sent me this delightful gift? A client, who thought I'd enjoy it. She was right.
You guys, I took one bite of the regular Lebkuchen tonight and I cried it was so good!
In that first bite was every minute I've ever spent at a ...
ALDI is a world-wide discount supermarket store from Germany and they offer a limited amount of offerings for very low prices. Every week they have a different special on special purchase items, so check their weekly ad to find out what the specials are.
From what I've been able to discover, ALDI has German Week four times a year, so once a quarter. One of these times it's Oktoberfest - products imported from Germany to help you celebrate on this side of the big pond.
ALDI has their own...
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