Sauerbraten

Deutsch If an ox was slaughtered in earlier times, there accrue naturally tons of meat, which indeed were not allowed to rot. Therefore a conservation option was the Sauerbraten‘. With vinegar and wine marinated, beef can be preserved for weeks. Nowadays Sauerbraten is mostly a beef roast with a little vinegar in the sauce, this recipe is the original. 2 […]

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Bismarck and fried herring – Bismarck- und Brathering

Deutsch Pickled herring can now be bought in good quality in every supermarket. Now and then I like to pickel it myself. I prefer the harsh red wine vinegar instead of the just acidic commonplace vinegar. 2 servings Ingredients: 250 ml of vinegar 250 ml of water 1 tbsp mustard seeds 5 juniper berries, lightly crushed 2 bay leaves 6 […]

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Vegetable soup „Across the garden“ – Quer durch den Garten

Deutsch ‚Quer durch den Garten‘ (Across the garden) is a vegetable stew that I know from my two roots, the Palatinate and Hesse. By the geographical proximity to France it is called in the Palatinate also ‚Franzosensuppe‘ French soup. Stews are typically winter dishes but here the seasonal vegetables are garden fresh processed. In the spring are other vegetables processed […]

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Squid/octopus armoricaine – Tintenfisch/Krake armorikanisch

Deutsch This is a fork of the classic ‚Homard armoricaine‘, the lobster in Armoricain sauce, but the sauce tastes also with mussels, squid and octopus. It is not quite clear where the name originates. There are theories that that is not actually americaine but armoricaine after Armorica, Breton for land by the sea. Another legend is that a Breton chef […]

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Chard roulades – Mangold Rouladen

Deutsch Chard was known to me until about 15 years ago only in name as a kind of spinach substitute. Through my „mother-in-law“ the vegetable I was then brought closer, as she had grown it in her garden. Then we got every year tons of chard until … yes, until he came us out of the neck. Then she had […]

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Spaghetti carbonara con finferli – Spaghetti carbonara with chanterelles – Spaghetti carbonara mit Pfifferlingen

Deutsch I typed my fingers sore to find the original recipe for spaghetti with chanterelles. Once again it was unbelievable what I found there. Cream sauces without end to even bouillon cubes or smoked bacon. None of this has anything to do with Italian cuisine. I found what I was looking for on the website of Domenico Gentile, who makes […]

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Mushroom sauce – Champignonsauce

Deutsch This recipe only looks Italian at first glance, but it is an in-house creation made from a dark gravy with mushrooms over spaghetti with parmesan. 4 servings Ingredients: 500 g fresh mushrooms 1 onion 1 clove of garlic 1 glass of dry white wine 2 cups of whipped cream 3 tbsp parmesan pepper salt nutmeg Preparation: Clean the mushrooms, […]

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Currywurst

Deutsch Currywurst is one of the most popular snacks in Germany. The invention was attributed to Herta Heuwer, Berlin 1949. In this time natural casings were rare, so her butcher experimented with a sausage without peel, which is still the most popular sausage for Currywurst in Berlin. In east Berlin the first snack bar was Konnopke, who made Currywurst in […]

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