German Christmas Recipes

Roast Goose (German Style)

Ingredients

cup all-purpose flour
teaspoon pepper
1 (6 to 8lb) goose
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt

Where to buy the ingredients


Asda
Sainsbury's
Tesco
Waitrose

Method

1. Ensure that the oven is preheated to 325F/160C
2. With the stuffing of your choice, fill the cavity of goose, loosely
3. Tie the legs together to close the cavity
4. Mix the flour, paprika, salt and pepper in a bowl.
5. Rub the mix over the goose
6. Roast the goose for approximately 2 (about 25 minutes per lb)
7. Baste the goose frequently whilst roasting
8. Once the skin is crisp and the juices run clear from the goose's bone remove from the oven
9. Let the goose stand for about 10 minutes and carve.

Dresdner (Dresden) Stollen

Ingredients

cup cherries, candied
cup citrus peel, candied
cup raisins
cup white sugar
teaspoon cardamom, ground
teaspoon salt
¾ cup butter
5⅔ cups all-purpose flour
1 ounce active dry yeast
1 cups milk
2 egg yolks
2 eggs

Where to buy the ingredients

Asda Sainsbury's Tesco Waitrose

Method

1. In a saucepan scald the milk then add the butter, salt and sugar and mix
2. Allow the milk to cool until it is lukewarm
3. To the milk add the 2 egg yolks and the 2 whole eggs and mix
4. In a food processor bowl add the milk mix with 3 cups or flour and yeast and mix
5. Leave the mix in the bowl and allow to double in size
6. Add to the dough, raisins, peel, cherries, cardamon and the rest of the flour and process again
7. On a floured surface, knead the dough and then allow to rise in a large greased bowl
8. Once the dough has risen, cut into 3 pieces
9. Roll each of the dough pieces into an oval shape, butter then fold in half lengthwise
10. Place the dough on a greased baking tray, cover with a tea towl and allow to rise until double
11. Remove the tea towel and in a preheated oven 375 F / 190 C, bake for 25 minutes
12. Remove from the oven and allow to cool on a rack. Once cool dust with icing sugar.


Where To Buy Cookery Books

Amazon - Online Store
The Book Depository - Bookstore
Blackwell's - Bookstore
Waterstones - Bookstore