Cauliflower casserole – Blumenkohlauflauf

Deutsch This is not a traditional German dish, because of the from the French-Italian kitchen coming bechamel sauce. The casserole itself carries but still typical German characteristics. Cauliflower and Brussels sprouts can now designate as typical German cabbage and broccoli was not unknown in Germany until 1914. It may then have been forgotten, but came back with Italian guest workers […]

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Venison roast from the leg – Hirschbraten aus der Keule

Deutsch This is the classic German roast with a correspondingly long cooking time in contrast to the meat from the back, which is roasted today rather with a much shorter cooking time pink. Classic side dishes are red cabbage or brussels sprouts and dumplings or noodles. 2 servings Ingredients: 700 g deer meat from the leg 3 tablespoons oil 1 […]

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Grilled pork knuckle – Gegrillte Schweinshaxe

Deutsch Grilled pork knuckle The pork knuckle is also a traditional Oktoberfest dish. It is grilled like the ‚Wiesnhendl‘ on upright heaters on long skewers. The knuckle is perfect through the crispy crust that forms during grilling if the knuckle has either very long layed in water or was pre-cooked. Again, the same method of applying spices is used as […]

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Ham noodles – Schinkennudeln

Deutsch This was originally a dish to process too much cooked pasta. The youth of today ask, too many cooked noodles, is this possible? I also remember have eaten a pack of Miracoli for 3 servings alone. When you get older, that’s quite impossible. Ok, I cooked macaroni for this dish because there were not any ready made noodles left. […]

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Beef Chow Fun – Beef Broccoli stir fry – Rindfleisch Broccoli Bratnudeln

Deutsch The inspiration for this recipe came from Omnivore’s Cookbook. but it would not be my recipe if I had taken it 1:1. Already while I was reading the article, the idea immediately arose that the ideal meat is actually flank steak. Upon further reading, this was also the favorite meat piece of the lady. I spared the blanching of […]

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Spaghetti con cozze – Spaghetti with mussels – Spaghetti mit Miesmuscheln

Deutsch It is not easy on our stove to heat two oversized pots at the same time. We have a field with three levels for small, medium and large pots/pans, two small fields and a medium sized field where you can add an extra field for oval pots. As the saying goes, the pasta is not waiting for the sauce […]

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Tatar – German raw beef

Deutsch The tartar or beefsteak ala tartare was already mentioned in the practical cookbook by Henriette Davidis in 1845. Also in her recipe she wrote that not all ingredients need to be used. I do not use anchovies, capers and sour vegetables (gherkins/mixed pickles) I do not like. Thus, in my tartar only salt, pepper, onions and egg yolk comes. […]

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Hessian Fraass – Hessischer Fraaß

Deutsch From where the dish has the thankless name ‚Fraaß‘ (grub, muck), unfortunately is not known, but it is a very tasty casserole from cabbage and a meatball dough. This version differs slightly from the original recipe, which contains much more cabbage than minced meat and no caraway and much more bread in the minced meat. I prefer a proper ‚Frikadellen‘ […]

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Frankfurt Lentil Soup – Frankfurter Linsensuppe

Deutsch Saturday was formerly the day of the stew. That was in the summer ‚Quer durch den Garten‘, a vegetable soup, and potato soup and at winter alternately pea, bean and lentil soup. The winter variants were not possible without the Frankfurters, which were first documented in 1562 for the coronation of Emperor Maximilian II. My recipe is slightly different […]

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