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The German “Strandkorb” & the Baltic Seaside

I just recently came back from a visit to Germany. My brother got married, and after 4 long years, it was about time to go back to Germany again. In this post I wanted to share a bit of German life style with you. I want to introduce you to the “Strandkorb” and show you [...]

Fischbrötchen – German Fish Sandwiches

“Fischbrötchen” (lit. fish rolls) are famous Northern German sandwiches. They are made with fresh fish fillets in a fresh roll along with onions, lettuce, and other toppings. These fish sandwiches are usually sold directly by the fishermen or by fish smokeries so the fish is very fresh. And the rolls, well, I’m talking about fresh [...]

German Iced Coffee – Eiskaffee

I used to work in different cafés in Germany and during warm weather this iced coffee was always a popular drink and still is. This coffee with ice cream and whipped cream is very easy to prepare at home although it is best enjoyed in a street café in the middle of a busy market [...]

German Rouladen – Rinderrouladen

Rouladen are a very traditional German meal. Thin slices of beef are filled with bacon, onions, pickles, and mustard and then rolled up and cooked. They are quite simple to make but do take some time to cook. Rouladen are very flavourful and create a delicious sauce. You can serve the Rouladen with cooked potatoes [...]

German Poppy-Seed Wreaths – Mohnkranz

Poppy-seed cakes or pastries are popular in Germany and probably other countries as well. I grew up with poppy-seed cakes and pastries, and I love them. However, I can rarely find anything similar where I live but every now and then I really crave a piece of poppy seed cake. Eventually I give in and make some sort of a pastry or [...]

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