Archive for the ‘Recipes: Mehlspeisen’ Category

I haven’t eaten them for years, I think. When I was a child, we had them… maybe not weekly, but let’s say: monthly. I’m talking about Topfendatschi. My mother probably had always one ingredient in the fridge: Topfen. The Germans call it Quark, I know as an English translation “curd”, but I’m not really sure, […]


I’ve already told you that my mother is from Austria. So yes… at home, we often had Mehlspeisen. In summer it’s obligatory to make Marillen- and Zwetschgenknödel – sweet dumplings filled with fruit. Of course: my picture isn’t as appealing as it should, but if you want to see Marillenknödel, just ask Mr. Google for […]


When Anikó wrote about Okonomiyaki, I got peckish. And finally I made it to prepare some, too. It was one year ago that I got to know them when a friend who had lived in Japan for about 1 year invited us for an evening with Japanese food, and we also had Okonomiyaki, the Japanese […]


Breizh da viken

05Feb11

…this means Brittany forever. It’s a great region in France, and if you go there, you should eat galettes (buckwheat pancakes) and crêpes (I call them Palatschinken, it’s not exactly the same, but close enough). If you have crêpes, eat them with caramel sauce. Made with salted butter. The caramel sauce is great, but not […]


There are many names for this food. Crêpes, Pfannkuchen, Eierkuchen or Palatschinken. The last one is the name I use – it’s the Austrian version (my mother is Austrian, so the word came to our family this way), and the Austrian version comes from Hungary. As I don’t know exactly how a Hungarian writes this […]



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