Aschaffenburg Germany Christmas Market

posted in: Bavaria, Europe, Germany | 1

Throwback Tuesday Post (TBTP) from 2014: A visit to Bavaria's Aschaffenburg for their annual Christkindlmarkt. This German Christmas market has all you would expect: gifts, ornaments, music, holiday food, and, of course, snow!

Käsekuchen – German Cheesecake How-To

posted in: Recipes | 2

Here you can find more photos, tips and hints for making an authentic German family recipe for cheesecake, It uses the European Quark instead of cream cheese for a moist, delicious dessert that is much lighter than American cheesecakes. Recipe included.

My Newest Book, “A Travel for Taste: Germany”, is Now Available for Sale!

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Happy Thanksgiving to all my American peeps! And just in time for Black Friday, my newest book is available for sale online! I’m hoping that it will save you a shopping trip or two since you can buy it with a couple of clicks.

Here’s what it looks like on the outside, back and front:

Isn’t it handsome?? I’m so proud of it. In addition to the recipes and cooking tips, it’s filled with travel stories, culture and history I’ve come to know by living in Bavaria. Plus I’ve got many of my photos in there, too. I especially dig the photo of the potatoes on the back cover (pun intended). read more