Category: Love

Our German Wedding Entrée: Kalbsröllchen

Veal Roll-Ups Stuffed with Mozzarella and Sundried Tomatoes This Post May Contain Affiliate Links...

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Hearts of waffles

If you’ve been following my blog lately, you may have noticed that so far this year, I have...

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Crab Races, Brambles & Reef Sharks

The Maldives were a perfect escape from the stress, anxiety and excitement of planning two amazing...

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Castles, Love & Shooting Stars

August is the month when the love of my life and I exchanged vows in the most breathtaking and...

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Blue Apron saved my life!

When Jason (my now husband!) first presented me with the idea that we should hire a company to...

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Wedding Bells

Amidst my own wedding planning, work, blogging, and hundreds of ClassPass visits, I recently also...

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Lentils, Spätzle & Love

I thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new. I thought about you yesterday, and the...

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Smoke, Brine & Pork Chops

Inspired by my grandmother’s spirit as she passed away just over a week ago, I decided to...

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A tribute to my dear grandma Sieghilde…

“German grandmas are awesome” …reads a comment on my latest Facebook post from...

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A Year of Love

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and...

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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