German Appetizers

German Appetizers are also called snacks, starters or finger food. It all means little pieces of food served before the main course. The authentic German appetizers are easy to prepare.  Use as an appetizers cheese, spreads, fruit, vegetables and dips for the creation of a buffet. Have at a sit down dinner a light soup as an appetizer. Oma shows you step-by-step how to prepare them. Pictures within the recipes make it easy to understand. Add some crackers, chips or homemade soft pretzel to the snacks and soups and your appetizers are complete. Wherever you receive your visitors, outdoor or indoor, the starters are a great way of welcoming your guests.

German Appetizers

Surprise your friends and family with tasty butter spreads or a cheese spread when they arrive. Improve the taste of lard with apples and onions. A shrimp dip brings some elegance to the table, while stuffed black and green olives and the egg mushrooms add some color. Have you ever tried Emmenthaler cheese cubes arranged with grapes on a toothpick stuck in a grapefruit? Serve it with a mixture of salt and pepper. Oma’s simple recipes show as well pictures for better understanding. She explains the kitchen gadgets used in the recipes and let’s you know, where to get them. It is not difficult to follow these simple authentic traditional recipes for German appetizers as much as mix and match them.

Stuffed Olives Recipe

Stuffed Olives Recipe with Cream Cheese and Herbs

Stuffed Olives Recipe The Stuffed Olives Recipe is easy to prepare. Stuffed Olives are called gefuellte Oliven in Germany. Ingredients: 113 g (4 oz) of cream cheese 1 stem of rosemary salt chives 2 cloves of garlic Preparation: Pick up a variety of olives in multiple colors (Kalimata, Nicoise, Liguria, Gaita, and Mission—just to name […]

Melon Prosciutto Salami Appetizer

Melon Prosciutto Salami Appetizer — always a great combination

Melon Prosciutto Salami Appetizer This Melon Prosciutto Salami Appetizer is quick and easy to prepare. It can be served as a starter or on the buffet table. You can decorate the appetizers with themed toothpicks fitting special occasions like baby showers and wedding showers, or any other festivity. Ingredients for Melon Prosciutto Salami Appetizer: Melons […]

Midnight Soup Recipe

Midnight Soup Recipe – one of the many traditional German Recipes for New Year’s Eve

Midnight Soup Recipe This Midnight Soup Recipe is easy to prepare. Midnight Soup is called Mitternachtssuppe in Germany. The Midnight Soup is a very popular dish on New Year’s Eve for several reasons. First, it is easy to prepare and store in the freezer long before the big event. Secondly, it is spicy which is […]

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup with Carrots and Potatoes

Butternut Squash Soup This butternut squash soup with carrots and potatoes is easy to prepare and a great appetizer for Thanksgiving. Ingredients: 1200 g (2.64 pounds) of butternut squash 400 g (14.1 ounces) of potatoes 2 large carrots 2 medium-size onions 2 chicken bouillon cubes 500 ml (16.9 ounces) of water 2 tablespoons of sugar […]