Classic German Baking: The Very Best Recipes for Traditional Favorites, from Pfeffernüsse to Streuselkuchen

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Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed, Oct 18, 2016 - Cooking - 288 pages
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From her cheerful Berlin kitchen, Luisa Weiss shares more than 100 rigorously researched and tested recipes, gathered from expert bakers, friends, family, and time-honored sources throughout Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. 

German baking has influenced baking traditions around the world for generations and is a source of great nostalgia for those of German and Central European heritage. Yet the very best recipes for Germany’s cookies, cakes, tortes, and breads, passed down through generations, have never before been collected and perfected for contemporary American home bakers. Enter Luisa Weiss, the Berlin-based creator of the adored Wednesday Chef blog and self-taught ambassador of the German baking canon.

Whether you’re in the mood for the simple yet emblematic Streuselkuchen, crisp and flaky Strudel, or classic breakfast Brötchen, every recipe you’re looking for is here, along with detailed advice to ensure success plus delightful storytelling about the origins, meaning, and rituals behind the recipes. Paired with more than 100 photographs of Berlin and delectable baked goods, such as Elisenlebkuchen, Marmorierter Mohnkuchen, and Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, this book will encourage home bakers of all skill levels to delve into the charm of Germany’s rich baking tradition.

Classic German Baking
is an authoritative collection of recipes that provides delicious inspiration for any time of day, whether it’s for a special breakfast, a celebration with friends and family, or just a regular afternoon coffee-and-cake break, an important part of everyday German life.
 

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This cookbook will have you salivating at the word go! I was raised on the fringes of German cooking. Mom's Dad was second-generation American from a German immigrant. His wife, my grandmother, was ... Read full review

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If you're interesting in German Baking, as far as I'm concerned, this book is a must! Every recipe sounds delicious. My husband and I frequent a German bakery in one of our favorite vacation spots ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
BUTTERKEKSE
14
Manoeuopncrien
20
TwiceBaked Walnutcrisps
26
ppasselkuchen
33
ANISBROT
40
Quarkkuchen
52
DuNKLERKIRscºKuchen
58
TORTES
112
Held Jeptoºte
119
MoHNTORTE
126
Nuss toºte won HAMMERSTEIN
132
prlaumens TRUDEL
138
AppleStrude
145
SAVORIES
148
KaptorElstºudel 16
163

Strawberry creamRoll
66
MARMoRKuchen
72
YEASTED CAKES
78
STREuselkuchen
84
BIENENSTICH
90
SCHOKOLADENGUGELHUpº
97
KRANZKuchen
104
PoppySeedcrescent Rolls
177
Quarkosteºkasen
190
RaisinFrangpanespiral Buns
218
spping ERLE
231
HASELNussHIMBEER
244
Melting VanilaAlmond Crescents
264
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LUISA WEISS is a Berlin-born, American-Italian food writer who grew up eating warm Streuselschnecken on her way to school and believes dark winter days are best enjoyed whilst sharing Lebkuchen and Zimtsterne with family and friends. Luisa is the creator of the blog The Wednesday Chef and author of the lauded memoir, My Berlin Kitchen. Her work has been featured on Design*Sponge and National Public Radio and in Food&Wine, the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, and Harper’s Bazaar Germany, among many others. She lives in Berlin with her husband and son.

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