Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake AKA Zwetschgenkuchen Zwetschgendatshi

Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake AKA Zwetschgenkuchen Zwetschgendatshi

Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake AKA Zwetschgenkuchen Zwetschgendatshi
Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake

This plum cake also known as Pflaumenkuchen and by many other names is guaranteed to make you merry for Christmas or any time of the year. But it’s best to make in the summertime when it is plum season and plums are the juiciest. Read more

Ocracoke Island Fig Cake Made With Fig Preserve Or Dried Figs And Spice

Ocracoke Island Fig Cake Made With Fig Preserve Or Dried Figs

Ocracoke Island Fig Cake Recipe Made With Fig Preserve Or Dried Figs
Ocracoke Island Fig Cake

Hi ya’all!  I’m embracing the spritit of the South today and making an Ocracoke Island fig cake. It has sweet cinnamon and spices that balance perfectly with the sweetness of figs. Figs grow abundantly here in the South and especially on Ocracoke Island where this recipe is from. Read more

Spanakopita Recipe Spinach And Feta Pie

Spanakopita Recipe Spinach And Feta Pie

Spanakopita Recipe Spinach And Feta Pie
Spanakopita

This time we will be taking a culinary adventure to Greece for one of my favorite Greek dishes.  This spinach and feta pie is also known as spanakopita.  This spanakopita recipe is just the ultimate.  It includes dill and caramelized onions and a slight zing from garlic.  It tastes very traditional and authentic and is easy to make if you buy the phyllo dough.  Read more

Apricot Dumplings “Aprikosenknödel” Or “Marillenknödel” Recipe

Apricot Dumplings “Aprikosenknödel” Or “Marillenknödel” Recipe

Apricot Dumplings "Aprikosenknödel" Or "Marillenknödel" Recipe
Apricot Dumplings

Oh boy you guys are going to LOVE these!  Soft apricots inside of a soft, creamy potato dumpling with buttered breadcrumbs, powdered sugar, and cinnamon.  Come on what’s not to love?  I always get excited about apricot season because of this apricot dumplings recipe.  No apricot pie, tart, or cake can compare in my opinion.  Apricot dumplings are definitely the way to go. Read more

German Potato Salad Recipe With Vinegar

German Potato Salad Recipe With Vinegar

German Potato Salad Recipe With Vinegar
German Potato Salad

My grandma’s aka oma’s German potato salad recipe is the ultimate potato salad.  I always get complements and requests for this recipe. It’s vinegar based and lighter than other potato salads but the flavor is better!! I guarantee you will fall in love with this recipe. It’s a traditional German potato salad made the authentic, old-fashioned way my Grandmother made it. Read more

Hungarian Cucumber Salad “Uborkasalata”

Hungarian Cucumber Salad

This Hungarian cucumber salad is refreshing and crisp plus herby and extremely delicious.  It has a little tang from garlic as well.  There is nothing like the crispness of fresh cucumbers especially if you are lucky enough to grow your own.  I like to get my cucumber, in season, for the ultimate fresh tasting salad.  Cucumber season lasts from the middle of May till June. Read more

Caramelized Onion Flatbread “Zwiebelkuchen”

Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Caramelized Onion Flatbread Zwiebelkuchen
Caramelized Onion Flatbread

A caramelized onion flatbread recipe? ABSOLUTELY and it is extremely delicious! Imagine caramelized onions on a delightful fluffy soft dough, with cheese, and you will be in savory cake heaven.  In German this recipe is called “Zwiebelkuchen vom Blech” directly translated it means onion sheet cake.  However, it is not a “cake” but rather a type of flatbread or even pizza.  Onion cake does not sound as tantalizing as caramelized onion flatbread.  There is definitely no sugar except a pinch to help the dough rise. Read more

Cherry And Coconut Loaf Recipe English Vintage Teatime Cake

Cherry And Coconut Loaf Recipe English Vintage Teatime Cake

Cherry And Coconut Loaf Recipe English Vintage Teatime Cake
Cherry And Coconut Loaf

This cherry and Coconut loaf or tea bread with moist, juicy, chewy glace cherries is the ultimate tea time treat. Well it’s definately a favorite in our house. It is super moist and has excellent crumb. It’s very cake like and tender.  It just one of the best vintage tea time recipes and hails from a “Vintage Teatime Recipes” cookbook I purchased in the UK.  The taste of the coconut definately comes through and the cherries help make it super moist. This recipe was even moist the next day when kept in a airtight container. Read more

Sesame Asparagus Recipe With Soy Sauce

Sesame Asparagus Recipe With Soy Sauce

An Asian inspired asparagus dish with sesame and soy.  This sesame asparagus recipe is savory with just a hint of sweet to bring out the sweetness of the asparagus.  Optional sesame seeds bring out a little crunch and texture.  Plus it cooks quickly making it an easy weeknight side dish.  So put away that unhealthy bacon just once and try this version.

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Orange Flavored Coffee – Gourmet Coffee L’Orange Recipe

Orange Flavored Coffee – Gourmet Coffee L’Orange Recipe

Orange Flavored Coffee - Gourmet Coffee L'Orange Recipe
Orange Flavored Coffee – Gourmet Coffee L’Orange Recipe

One of the best combinations is coffee with orange flavoring.  If you never tried orange flavored coffee you should.  Orange also goes great with chocolate so feel free to add chocolate syrup and make it a mocha orange coffee.  Some orange flavored liquior like triple sec would also be delicious.  Read more

Bananas In Coconut Milk – Thai Banana Dessert Kluai Buat Chi

Bananas In Coconut Milk – Thai Banana Dessert Kluai Buat Chi

Bananas In Coconut Milk - Thai Banana Dessert Kluai Buat Chi
Bananas In Coconut Milk – Thai Banana Dessert Kluai Buat Chi

This is a great coconut milk dessert recipe with bananas.  This very popular Thai banana dessert is called “Kluai Buat Chi” in Thailand.  Bananas and coconut milk that does sound great doesn’t it? This Thai banana dessert is both delicious and healthy.  It is one of the healthier dessert options you can make and perfect for serving guests after a heavy meal. It’s creamy and sweet and just hits the spot! Read more

Morello Cherry Recipe Vanilla Custard Cream Cake With Sour Cherries And Almonds

Morello Cherry Recipe Vanilla Custard Cream Cake With Sour Cherries And Almonds

Do you have a jar of sour cherries?  Well this is THE recipe to use them with.  This morello cherry recipe is the ultimate cherry cake recipe.  It has vanilla cream and a tender yeast dough that goes beautifully with the cherries and cream filling.  The dough is ultra tender thanks to the addition of cheese.  I can’t think of a more perfect combination than cherries and vanilla topped with almonds can you? Like cherry and vanilla ice cream this recipe was made in heaven. Read more

Pork Ribs Recipe Oven Roasted

Pork Ribs Recipe 

Pork Ribs Recipe 
Pork Ribs Recipe

If you like falling apart tender ribs that just melt in your mouth you found the right recipe.  This pork ribs recipe’s method ensures extremely tender and juicy ribs.  I would recommend a good rib rub to season your ribs with.  I have a recipe here. Read more