Speculaas Cookies

This is one of my favorite cookies, I also call them airplane cookies, as these are what you get for a snack on many flights on all airlines. They are so crispy and light, and the spice mixture is just delicious. So addicting! Traditionally, Speculaas are made by pressing...

Speculaas Spices

In the 17th century the Dutch navy was one of the most powerful in the world, and much of the spice trade with the far east was controlled by the Dutch. This gave them a cheap supply of all kinds of spices, resulting in spices becoming available to the...

Stamppot

Stamppot  is a classic Dutch dish, mostly served in the cold winter months. Feel free to substitute bacon or other types of sausage, it’ll be delicious no matter what. Print Recipe Stamppot Course Main Dish, World Recipes Cuisine Dutch Keyword comfort food, Greens, Kielbasa, Potatoes Servings people Ingredients 2...

Moroccan Spice Rub

This rub is delicious sprinkled on any meat before you grill it. Add some salt to the mix and maybe some brown sugar to help the meat to caramalize while it’s grilling. Otherwise, use this in tagines and casseroles to give any dish an exotic flair! Print Recipe Moroccan...

Spice Trade Chronicles-5-Old Salt Road-Germany

The Old Salt Road was established in medieval times, between the 12th and 16th century, and stretched through north Germany. In German, it is called Alte Salzstraße. The Salt Road began in Lüneburg where the salt mines were located. The road then crossed the Elbe river and ended in Lübeck...

German Crumb Cake

Crumb Cake is called Streuselkuchen in Germany. You can use any fruit that you like, cherry and rhubarb are popular fruits in crumb cake. Print Recipe German Apple Crumb Cake Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, World Recipes Cuisine German Keyword cake, comfort food, dessert, vegetarian Servings Ingredients Yeast dough: 4...

Vanilla Sugar

This is probably about one of the easiest recipes you’ll ever make. Vanilla beans are expensive, so getting the most bang for your buck out of these tasty pods is not only good on your wallet, but good for your taste buds! Print Recipe Vanilla Sugar Course Breakfast, Brunch,...

Homemade Currywurst

Smoky, spicy and a little sweet, this is perfect over bratwurst. It works on mild sweet Italian sausage as well. Just make sure to grill whatever sausage you use, the smoky flavor is key. Print Recipe Homemade Currywurst Course Street Food Cuisine German Keyword comfort food, German Servings Ingredients...

German Sausage, Sauerkraut and Potatoes

I love this dish. The potatoes mellow out the saurkraut and the sausage is just the right thing to have with it. I’ve even made this with hot dogs and breakfast sausages. You can use any type of sausage you have on hand. Knockwurst is really good too. I...

German Dutch Baby Pancake with Apples

When I first got married, I hadn’t cooked very much, mostly I watched my mom cook growing up. She made everything we ate from scratch. I started looking up recipes in the newspaper and magazines for easy recipes to make, and came across the German Dutch Baby with Apples...
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