Back of the Box Recipes
"Creating original clone recipes of America's favorite foods" by Jan 23
Sourdough Starter A true sourdough starter is flour and water which is exposed to the microorganisms in the air and in the flour, either outside or inside the house. It starts growing in 2-3 days.
Types of Wheat Flour Types of Flour
Aprikosenkuchen This recipe for apricot cake is plain-Jane in everything but the taste.
Black Forest Torte This authentic German cake is made up of a chocolate layer cake with cherries in the middle and whipped cream on top.
Coffee Soda An interesting mix of rich creaminess and bubbly fizz.
Schmarrn comes in several forms, both sweet and savory, and is usually made up of eggs and a starch, cooked in butter and pulled apart to finish browning. This Austrian pancake dessert - Kaiserschmarrn - was first served to Emperor Franz Joseph I around the turn of the century, but there are several legends telling just how it was developed. Kaiserschmarn
Fruit soups and "Kaltschalen" like this cherry soup are very popular in Europe. A "Kaltschale" is a cold soup made from fruit or milk or even beer or wine. Kirsch Kaltschale
A cold evening deserves a good, thick soup. Linseneintopf
Pharisäer Kaffee This drink was invented for a christening of a baby girl, Johanna Theodora Katharina, on Nordstrand Island on the 29th of February, 1872. Pastor Gustav Beyer was very strict and always berating his flock their for godless drinking.
Quark Quark is a soured-milk, fresh cheese product which is gaining popularity in the US because of its versatility.
"How to make it & where to get it" by Jun 4
How to Make Homemade Quark Quark is a specialty fresh cheese common to Germany, Poland, Austria, Switzerland and several other European countries.
German bread is so addictive that ex-pats and German visitors will go to great lengths to find it abroad. Buying German Bread Outside of Germany
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"New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin." -- Mark Twain, 1884
About Kosher Food
Introduction: The Hebrew word kosher means fit or proper as it relates to kosher dietary law. Kosher foods are permitted to be eaten, and can be used as ingredients in the production of additional food items. The basic laws of Kashrus (a Hebrew word referring to kosher and its application) are of Biblical origin (Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 17). For thousands of years, Rabbinic scholars have interpreted these laws and applied them to contemporary situations. In addition, Rabbinic bodies enacted protective legislation to safeguard the integrity of kosher laws. The Basics of Kosher
Mixed Drinks in Germany
I've really started to try to incorporate all of these; it helps. by Jan 18