Tag: quark

Banana Bread

A traditional banana bread recipe is elevated with Quark.

Everything Bagel Cheeseball

Everything Bagels are always a favorite at the Cheese Shop.  Here we carried the same wonderful combination of flavors to a cheese ball.  I served this to a group of teenagers who devoured it and begged for more!

Three Cheese Pumpkin Cheesecake

The combination of cheeses gives the cheesecake a luscious flavor and texture.  The creamy texture of the cream cheese combines with the light tang of the Quark for a melt in your mouth experience, then you get a rich finish from the goat cheese.  Quality ingredients are important for this cheesecake to be successful.  If you are in NW Washington State, I recommend heading to Gothberg Farms in Bow for the chèvre.  The quality and flavor are much better than any goat cheese I have had from a grocery store.  

Nokkelost Quiche

Nokkelost Quiche

I am really excited for you to meet two new kids on the block!  We are now making Havarti and Nokkelost. Nokkelost means “Key Cheese” in Norway and goes by the same name in Sweden.   It is very much like the popular… Read More

Overnight Bundt Cake

Blackberry Bundt Cake

I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for things that will make life easier.  I love to come home from work to a clean house, but who has time to do the cleaning?  Life should be enjoyed, and cleaning house… Read More

Charlotte Cake

Strawberry Charlotte Cake

Summer is here and so is strawberry season.  I have been saving this recipe for strawberry time and I’m so excited that I finally get to share it with you!  Charlotte cakes are beautiful and light, but can be a challenge to… Read More

Easter Bread

Ladies and Gentlemen, I finally got my first taste of Easter bread… on the fifth try. It was amazing, beautiful, and well worth the wait!

Quark Substitutions

One of the most common questions I get is what to do with Quark.  Most recipes using Quark are in German and when German cookbooks are translated into English, the publishers tend to substitute other products for Quark.  Any traditional recipes come… Read More

What makes Quark special?

There are certain things to do when using Quark as a substitute, but overall it can be a great tasting, high protein, low fat alternative!

Chocolate Fondue

The longer we’ve been married, the more I know what I can do that makes John feel loved and it has this lovely boomerang effect…