Scrambled eggs with bacon and potato salad – Speckei mit Kartoffelsalat

Deutsch A hearty but refined dish. There is no claim that a scrambled egg is actually a simple thing. The change between raw and dry egg is sometimes a matter of seconds and just make the point in between, is the great art. The dish is found in almost all of Hesse and adjacent areas (partially former Hessian or Nassau […]

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Pork neck in Riesling wine – Schweinekamm in Riesling

Deutsch This is a very old recipe from the Rheingau, recognizable by the fact that the ingredients are all cut bite-sized. The origin is probably still before the 30 Years War, since at that time much more meat was eaten than afterwards. These is mainly pork from self-bred pigs. Beef and game were reserved for the nobility. While eating, the […]

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Beef tongue in horseraddish sauce – Rinderzunge in Meerrettichsauce

Deutsch A whole cured beef tongue is too much for us two people, so it is divided into three parts. The first third turns into tongue in port wine or Madeira sauce, the second third into tongue in horseradish sauce and the last third turns into cold cuts. During the week I don’t drive no special effort, just a bright […]

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Noodle casserole – Nudelauflauf

Deutsch This recipe is sometimes referred as ham noodles. But these are completely cooked in the pan and certainly without cheese. This is a noodle casserole with ham, a royal (cream and egg) and baked with cheese. Unfortunately, I made the mistake and added tomatoes. Thus, the tomato water prevented the royal could stock. Next time, I add the tomatoes […]

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Sauerkraut plate – Sauerkrautplatte

Deutsch Sauerkraut plates are well known in many variants in Germany and Alsace. The sauerkraut is cooked with lard, sometimes with white wine and/or garlic and often with bacon. And yes, Alsace is now a part of France, this is true, but in earlier times this was a part of the German Empire until the time of the ThirtyYears‘ War from […]

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Chicken ragout with porcini mushrooms – Hühnerragout mit Steinpilzen

Deutsch I had cooked this after a visit to the Kleinmarkthalle 2003 from a chicken breast with bones and fresh porcini mushrooms and should actually be repeated from time to time. Somehow that never worked. Either there was no chicken breast with bones (from which I used to cook a broth for the sauce) or there were no porcini mushrooms […]

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