Flammkuchen Tarte Flambee

Flammkuchen Tarte Flambée

Flammkuchen, literally ‘Flame Cake’ is Germany’s answer to pizza. Originating on the border with France at Alsace, where they are known as Tarte Flambée, Flammkuchen are deliciously thin and crunchy flatbreads. Topped with rich creme fraiche, bacon and onions and…
Lime and Thyme Chicken

Lime and Thyme Chicken

Summer is trying SO HARD to arrive in Munich. We have one day of sweltering summer heat, where the hot winds of the Föhn come rushing over the alps from Italy, the skies are clear and deep Bavarian blue and…
German Nut Plait Nusszopf Nußzopf

German Nut Plait ‘Nußzopf’

I was working in a small village out of Munich the other day, and when I went out to buy lunch at the local bakery I stopped dead in my tracks – there, sitting in the counter window was such…
Asparagus with Sauce Hollandaise

Asparagus with Sauce Hollandaise

Spring is heralded in Munich not only by the sudden explosion of green leaves and spring flowers, but by the arrival on every market stand of the the highly coveted spargel – or thick stems of white asparagus. While everybody…