European Recipes

Discover delicious French Desserts, easy Italian Pasta, traditional German Christmas Baking and much more

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French Nectarine Blueberry Galette Recipe

Rustic and elegant, this French Nectarine Blueberry Galette recipe is the perfect simple summer dessert. Easy and quick to make using a simple flaky cream cheese pastry. Bon Appetit!    Nectarine Blueberry Galette – a casual open-faced tart, charming in its imperfections. I call it lazy day pie because you […]

selbstgemachter Fliederzucker in einem Marmeladenglas neben Fliederblüten Dolden

How to make Lilac Sugar

Learn how to make lilac sugar at home! The best way to preserve edible flowers for the entire year and flower sugar makes for such a great gift!    Lilac – the essential smell of late spring with the promise of summer! These little purple flowers grow almost everywhere but […]

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Sweet Brioche Buns with Red Currants

Try my easy recipe for Sweet Brioche Buns with Red Currants! With their soft, melt in your mouth texture these soft milk bread buns are perfect with any kind of jam or spread but also delicious on their own.  Sweet Brioche Buns studded with red currants – perfect for Sunday Brunch!  I love baking with red […]

overhead shot of sweet brioche breakfast buns with vanilla custard and strawberry filling

Recipe for Strawberry Vanilla Custard Brioche Buns

The best recipe for sweet brioche buns made from scratch! These homemade breakfast pastries are tender, soft, and fluffy and each roll is filled with a heavenly vanilla custard, fresh strawberries and pistachios. What I love about Brunch? Endless possibilities. Anything that one really wants to eat is acceptable for […]

Easy Honey Fritters (Beltane Honey Cakes ) on a black plate

Easy Honey Fritters – Beltane Honey Cakes Recipe

These easy cinnamon and nutmeg spiced honey fritters ( Beltane Honey Cakes ) are left in the garden for fairy visitors. A delicious sweet fritters recipe for your Beltane celebration!  Beltane (in Germany, celebrated as Walpurgisnacht) is one of my favorite holidays. It honors fertility, abundance, sex, and the growth of […]

a plate with Italian Pasta Al Limone with creamy lemon sauce and lemon zest on top

Pasta Al Limone Recipe – Creamy Lemon Pasta

The best Pasta Al Limone Recipe with a simple lemon cream sauce made with butter, parmesan cheese, lemon zest and cream. You can add chicken or grilled shrimp or enjoy it as is! Bon Appetit!  Meet your new favorite meatless pasta dish – Pasta al Limone! The pasta dish that […]