These German recipes in English are from my Mutti's hand-written cookbook, Muttis Kochbuch. I as so blessed to have her very own cookbook now that she is no longer alive. Filled with recipes and hints, she faithfully wrote what she made and how to make it. Most are in German, although some she translated into English herself.
Please note that these recipes are mostly traditional ones - not necessarily quick. Sometimes Mutti would make alterations or added hints to make things quicker and/or easier.
I'm not sure where she got the recipes from - many I'm sure came to her from her Mutti and her Oma. If you find one here and know it's original source, please let me know so I can give proper credit.
In the meantime, I'll just be thankful to Mutti for taking the time to record these authentic German recipes and for teaching them to me.
These German recipes in English are categorized above. They are also available under the appropriate Recipes Tab above. Keep checking back here often, as it will take me a while to translate all her recipes and also convert the quantities from metric to imperial.
I hope you enjoy these delicious German recipes in English as much as I do. Just translating them and writing them out, brings back special memories of Mutti.
Similar to Italian gnocchi potato dumplings, these German potato noodles, Schupfnudeln, are a traditional side or main dish in southern Germany. So easy to make! Really!
Oma's German cucumber salad is so delightfully refreshing, especially in the summer. Since it's from the south, there's no cream in it which makes it a perfect picnic side!
Oma's best German potato salad recipe is traditional in northern Germany. Yes, it's made with mayonnaise. In the South, it's without mayo. Both authentic and wunderbar!