Category: Entertaining

Oktoberfest Recipes Part 2: Obatzda

Week two of Oktoberfest in Munich has begun! In celebratory mood and dressed in Dirndl and Lederhosen, my husband Jason and I decided to host an Oktoberfest party at our house this past Saturday. We also invited our friends dogs over (our pup Bolt of course in Lederhosen), and so our “kids”…

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Sophie’s Cheese Board & WÜSTHOF Cheese Knife Set Giveaway

My Euro Selection of Cheeses This Post May Contain Affiliate Links Today’s post partially...

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Fleischsalat: German meat salad

A quick, German Abendbrot meal This Post May Contain Affiliate Links Every German butcher sells...

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Summer Appetizer Idea: Baked Camembert Cheese

Baked Camembert, Fig-Pear-Rosemary Preserves and Watercress Salad This Post May Contain Affiliate...

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Meat Grinder + Awesome Ingredients = Homemade Bratwurst

This Post May Contain Affiliate Links Nothing screams German food quite as much as a nicely cooked...

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Spring Fever, Tulips & Berry Sponge Cake

Even on a rainy, rather chilly weekend, Spring fever still caught me. My nail color went from a...

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Behind dirndl kitchen

dirndl kitchen author Sophie in black dirndl dress with flower crown


I am Sophie and I am German.

When I first moved to the United States in 2009, I felt very deprived of the German way of eating. To this date, I still miss German cake and coffee time at 3 p.m., so I decided to educate my fellow American friends by writing about German customs and food… which of course involves a ton of cooking, converting of grams to ounces and cups, and drinking of Paulaner Hefeweizen! …read more