What’s New: Everything’s Coming up Easter!

German Easter Recipes

Eggs in Green SauceIn Germany, as in other countries, the Easter season is marked by traditional dishes, cakes and confectionery. Here’s a collection of recipes for the most important days of Easter week, namely Maundy Thursday (Gründonnerstag), Good Friday (Karfreitag) and Easter Sunday (Ostersonntag). Recipes for Maundy Thursday (Gründonnerstag) Gründonnerstag is the Thursday before Easter, known as Maundy Thursday. It means “green Thursday,” … Read More »

Bone Marrow: An Ancient Food with New Appeal

Stuffed Marrow BonesBone marrow—the soft fatty substance inside of a bone—may not look or sound appealing to everyone. Yet, it is a standard ingredient in Oma’s Küche, Grandma’s kitchen, in other words: classic German cuisine. In recent years it’s become trendy as an appetizer in hip restaurants, as an ingredient to make dumplings and sauces or as hot soup in the paleo … Read More »

German Easter Traditions

German Easter traditions include many that we think of as universal — Easter eggs, Easter baskets filled with sweets, and, of course, the Easter bunny. In fact, some of these traditions likely originated in Germany, some date back to ancient times, and some have their roots in pagan celebrations. Nearly all include symbols of Earth’s rebirth each spring, when winter’s … Read More »

Shop for Sweet German Easter Specialties

Niederegger Gift BoxDelightful, delectable and oh, so charming! German Easter specialities to fill the Easter basket or brighten the table… Niederegger marzipan bunny and eggs, boxed and ready for giving… Feodora eggs filled with Napolitans… Or this Niederegger bunny printed egg filled with marzipan… Real egg shells filled with chocolate nougat from Gut Springenheide… Charming chocolate novelties from Storz, luscious marzipan bunnies … Read More »

What to Cook This Month

Cripsy Potato Pancakes with Quick Herring Salad
Crispy Potato Pancakes with Quick Herring Salad
Spring Noodle Soup
Spring Noodle Soup with Fresh Peas & Prosciutto
Wild Garlic Soup
Wild Garlic Soup
Purple Potato Salad
Purple Potato Salad with Pickled Herring and Herbed Double Cream

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