➤ by Oma Gerhild Fulson
Potato Recipes! Wow, these root vegetables can be used in so many different ways in so many traditional German foods. Below is a collection of my favorite recipes. You'll find so many of your favorites here as well. Easy recipes. Quick recipes.
Just like this, my easy German potato salad shown above. Quicker. Easier. Wunderbar!
Included are recipes to use as side dishes, such as the traditional fried potatoes, Bratkartoffeln. These make a delicious lunch, especially when served in the Berliner-style as Hoppel Poppel.
For me, this was just the delicious way my Mutti made our lunch using leftovers. It wasn't until just a few years ago that I found out that this yummy potato dish actually had a name and a recipe. An unusual name at that!
Chunky Potato Soup is a great quick soup to make for lunch. So hearty and so easy to alter according to your own tastes. Potato Pancakes are a treat that can be served anytime of day. Using the blender makes it quick and easy
You can have either hot, warm, or cold potato salad - all especially great with new potatoes. There's also one recipe that includes sweet potatoes!
My all-time favorite potato dish is Potato Dumplings. They are always a treat and are usually served when company comes!
Don't forget to have instant potato flakes on hand in your cupboard as well. They're great to use as a thickener in soups as well as for emergency mashed potatoes.
This recipe for cheesecake is called Käse-Sahne Torte, a baked sponge cake and a no-bake whipped cream/quark or Greek yogurt filling. Add mandarin oranges for a traditional dessert.
Pork hocks and sauerkraut, a favorite of my Opa, is a real traditional German food. This version of Eisbein is a classic in northern Germany, not to be confused with Schweinshaxe from the southern par…
Make this chicken fricassee recipe and you'll think you're back in Oma's kitchen. German comfort food. Originally just a 'leftover' meal, now it graces the best restaurant menus.
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