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Rumtopf, Fruit and Rum Pot, Recipe
Rumtopf, a German specialty from at least the 17th century. Made from late spring until early autumn with seasonal fruit conserved in sugar and rum, it's a treat for the winter months, and indispensable part of "end of year" holiday celebrations. Easy to make, hard to mess up and delicious.
Schnitzel, a Breaded Cutlets Recipe
Its original inspiration was an Emperor's love of meat covered with gold leaf; Schnitzel - thin breaded cutlets, delicious and easy to make. All variations, different types of meat, fish, vegetarian alternatives, sauces, are a favorite meal throughout the German speaking world.
Schnitzels and Their Sauces Recipes
Breaded meat cutlets in Germany are Schnitzels, and traditional German Schnitzels are not only easy to make, they have sauces or variations named after everything from Barons and Gypsies to Hunters and Blue Ribbons.
Schultüten and the First Day of School
For Germany's first graders the first day of school is a big celebration. If possible the entire family accompany new pupils, for the welcoming speeches, songs, "photo calls", then Schultüte, School Cone, held close, it's time for their new "Lebensphase". With link to a "School Cone How To".
Sophie Scholl and The White Rose
Sophie Scholl was 21, a leader of The White Rose a non-violent resistance group of Munich University students. One of many Germans who did not support the Nazi regime. In February 1943 she was executed for treason, together with her brother Hans and a fellow member of White Rose Christoph Probst.
Southern German Potato Salad Recipes
Potato salads in the country where they originated are just that little bit different, so summer or winter for those 'Kartoffel' side dishes look no further than these traditional recipes from Baden Wuerttemberg and Bavaria. Neighboring states in Southern Germany, but two very different recipes.
Spaetzle, German Noodles Recipe
German Spaetzle, little egg rich pasta noodles or dumplings, have been one of Southern Germany's "Comfort Foods" for centuries, and have not only spread all over the country but across the world. A treasured memory from home for German emigrants. Short history and authentic recipe.
Spargelzeit Asparagus Soup Recipe
A classic recipe for Germany's asparagus season; White Asparagus Soup, Deutsche Spargel Suppe. "Spargelzeit", two months filled with recipes made with the Royal Vegetable's white stalks; while these soups are just as delicious with green asparagus.
Speculaas the Original Biscoff, a Recipe
Speculaas are spiced caramelized cookies found everywhere in Germany, from accompanying that "cup of coffee" at the hair stylists to pavement cafés. But they have been part of St. Nicholas and Christmas holiday traditions for centuries, long before they became known as the less spicy "Biscoff".
Speculoos, Spread and Spice Mix Recipes
Speculaas were a special Christmas cookie but now both they and a paste made with crushed cookies, a popular alternative to peanut butter and chocolate spread, are year round favorites. Here are recipes for a quick and easy Cookie, the Spread and a 'Ready To Use' Spice Mix.
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