Alsatian Apple Beignets

Hello everybody! On March 5th was Mardi Gras in France and this is a very special occasion for us. We have carnivals in the cities and schools where we wear costumes and of course delicious beignets. I already shared with you 2 recipes of beignet before and I’m planning on sharing a brand new one…

Alsatian Kouglof

Hello everybody! Kouglof is a delicious Alsatian specialty which I have always enjoyed eating while I was leaving in France. My family is from a small village near Soufflenheim, a town very well known for their traditional Alsatian pottery. My grandma and even my mom have at home various potteries from this town, especially a…

Spaetzle

Hello everybody! As I grew up with Alsatian culture and food, spaetzle has always been a staple food in our home and one of my favourite thing to eat. I remember my mom making them from scratch in that big Alsatian ceramic bowl and I still remember the delicious smell of the dough. I asked…

Schenkele: The Alsatian Beignets

Hello everybody! It’s that time of the year again! Mardi Gras is next Tuesday and like every year I made beignets! Last year I showed you how to make one of the most popular beignets in France called bugnes and today I bring you to Alsace in the North-East of France. In Alsace, they make…

Leckerli: Swiss Gingerbread

Hello everybody, The Christmas cookies series is continuing with a delicious Swiss gingerbread! This is another bredele that you will find in Alsace during Christmas and another favorite of mine. Leckerli is originally a gingerbread from Bâle in Switzerland that traveled all the way to Alsace where it also became a traditional Christmas cookie.  …

Schwowebredele: Alsatian Christmas Cookies

Hello everybody! Today is the day for another delicious bredele recipe! This one is very popular as well and very easy to make. This shortbread cookie is not your usual as it contains ground almonds, lemon zest and cinnamon. The cinnamon really adds an amazing flavor to this cookie!            …

Checkerboard Christmas Cookies

Hello everybody, Last year I shared with you my favorite Christmas bredele (cookie in Alsatian) that we make in Alsace: Vanilla Kipferl, and today I’m sharing with you another one which is a must have during that period. I will be sharing other bredele recipes this week as I’m finally done baking for Christmas so…