German Cuisine

Vegan German recipes for every day cooking or for special occasions. Plenty of tasty, easy recipes for your Oktoberfest celebrations!

homemade slow cooker applesauce
Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, German Cuisine, Gluten Free Option, Oil Free Recipes, Slow Cooker, Snacks, Sweet Sauces

Homemade Slow Cooker Applesauce

Homemade slow cooker applesauce is easy, convenient and delicious! Just put your cut up apples into the slow cooker and check back on them later. You control the levels of sugar or cinnamon in the applesauce (maybe none!), and can make it as chunky or smooth as your family likes! Determining the sweetness of the […]

holiday pear sauce
Fall & Winter Holidays, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, German Cuisine, Gluten Free Option, Mother's Day, Oil Free Recipes, Stove Top Dishes, Sweet Sauces

Holiday Pear Sauce

I love a nice holiday pear sauce served next to the cranberry sauce on the family table. Pears are a part of our holidays, from salads to desserts. Sweet pear sauce fits right in. A perfect topping for Hanukkah latkes! This recipe is made on the stove top in a dutch oven or soup pot […]

Birthdays, Breakfast, Desserts, Easter, Fall & Winter Holidays, Fruit, German Cuisine, Mother's Day

Classic German Apple Cake with Almonds

I’m so glad I made this classic German apple cake with almonds, a.k.a. Apfelkuchen mit Mandeln. It makes a nice pastry for breakfast, or a lovely dessert cake with coffee. The cake is dense, so it can be sliced in small wedges when serving guests. The vanilla cake has additional flavoring from lemon zest, adding […]

german cucumber radish sandwich
Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, German Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Sandwiches

German Cucumber Radish Sandwich

As a lover of rye bread, especially dark rye, when I came across this German cucumber radish sandwich, I had to have it. I love cucumber sandwiches, anyway, and the addition of radishes seemed perfect. As I read through the various recipes, though, I found that usually the bread (rye or wheat) is spread with […]

gurkensalat german cucumber salad
Fall & Winter Holidays, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, German Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Mother's Day, Salads, Spiralizer, Vegetables

Gurkensalat German Cucumber Salad with Sweet Vinaigrette

While looking for new spiralizer recipes, I stumbled across this Gurkensalat German Cucumber Salad from¬†Turning the Clock Back.¬†I only made a couple of small changes to the recipe: spiral cut the cucumbers and used white wine vinegar. With Oktoberfest season upon us, it was perfect timing. I had seen cucumbers put through a spiral cutter […]

German Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Slow Cooker, Soups, Vegetables

Sweet Potato Cabbage Soup

Soup season is upon us, and this German sweet potato cabbage soup will hit the spot. I have been in such a mood for Oktoberfest this year. It’s all about the food, right? I’ve got seven or eight German cuisine recipes to try this month. I’m plenty excited about it! Adapted from Jamie Oliver, this […]