Busecca – Italian tripe soup – Italienische Kuttelsuppe

Deutsch In the recipe, I used the Italian version of the dish, also known as Trippa alla Milanese. The Busecca ticinese comes with a full bouquet garnie (carrots, celeriac, leek) instead of celery stalks, carrots and potatoes, which makes the whole thing more like a stew. Tripe is according to current understanding rumen, reticulum and omasum of beef as opposed […]

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In search of the Etruscan precursor of the ragu bolognese – Auf der Suche nach dem etruskischen Vorläufer des Ragu bolognese

Deutsch An ancient Etruscan text mentions a meat ragout that has certain similarities with the ragu bolognese. It consists of beef and vegetables and is cooked for hours. Of course, ingredients such as peppers, tomatoes, potatoes and corn are omitted from a pre-Columbian recipe in Europe, as they all come from the New World. In addition, back then, as was […]

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Silesian mushroom ragout – Schlesisches Pilzragout

Deutsch Basil is more located in the Italian than in the German cuisine, but in very old mushroom dishes it is very well used in German recipes. This recipe is from the German Silesians, which were expelled to 99% after WW2. Now this land is Polish but the refugees had their recipes in their baggage. I suspect that the dish […]

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Seafood pasta, alternative recipe – Pasta mit Meeresfrüchten, alternatives Rezept

Deutsch In contrast to the older recipe, the sauce should be a real tomato sauce, really hot and with a lot of garlic. I managed to do this with the help of 1/2 Bhut jolokia and 5 large cloves of garlic. For 90% of all Europeans, the sauce would be clearly too hot. So I cooked an alternative tomato sauce […]

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Djuvec – Serbian rice with meat – Serbisches Reisfleisch

Deutsch Djuvec has become a very diffuse term. Some mean the rice that is served with the famous Balkan dishes Rasniji or Cevapcici, others mean Serbian rice meat. After reading up on the subject, I learned that originally it was only meat with vegetables and rice was more optional. History or not, in a former Yugoslav, now Croatian/Serbian restaurant it […]

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BBQ Beef Brisket

Deutsch Beef Brisket is one of the pillars of American BBQ along with spare ribs and pulled pork. The streaky part of the brisket is first rubbed overnight with a dry rub and left to marinate in the refrigerator. In the United States, it is also not uncommon to inject the meat with a heavily seasoned meat broth. The next […]

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Cauliflower soup – Blumenkohlcremesuppe

Deutsch That was once again a typical leftover meal, in the frost there were 2 bags with 250 ml of beef broth each, the refrigerator provided half a cauliflower, half an onion, a piece of celery and 100 ml cream. Otherwise it is a typical vegetable cream soup that works the same with asparagus, Brussels sprouts, romanesco and broccoli. Green […]

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