Sausage salad – Wurstsalat

Deutsch In contrast to „Fleischsalat“, sausage salad is only dressed with vinegar and oil or a vinaigrette. The main distribution is in southern Germany below the „Weißwurst“ equator, the river Main. The most widespread is the sausage salad described here, but there are also countless variations such as with Regensburg sausages in Bavaria or with black pudding in the Swabian […]

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Lentils, wieners and spaetzle – Linsen, Saiten und Spätzle

Deutsch Lentils, wieners and spaetzle are along with roast beef, Swabian ravioli and cheese spaetzle the cornerstones of the Swabian cuisine. These days it’s easy to bring this dish to the table. Lentils are pre-cooked in a can, so need only be made hot and spiced. Wieners you can always buy from the butcher and spaetzle are dried or fresh […]

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Krakow sausage, lentil vegetable and mashed potatoes – Krakauer, Linsengemüse und Kartoffelbrei

Deutsch This is one of the oldest dishes in the old canteens of the former Hoechst AG (whose core is now Sanofi/Aventis and several other companies) and in its simplicity also one of the best. Interestingly, for most of the time was used no kielbasa but Westphalian smoked pork sausages. The recipe could mature with me more than 40 years, […]

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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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Swabian sausage salad – Schwäbischer Wurstsalat

Deutsch Swabian sausage salad differs from the „normal“ sausage salad in that it contains no pepper and cheese strips. Instead 2/3 boiled sausage and 1/3 black sausage is used. The boiled sausage can be fine or coarse bologna. For the black sausage, I prefer an un-smoked black pudding, because the smoked black sausage can hardly be peeled. 2 servings Ingredients: […]

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Jacket potatoes with homemade sausage – Pellkartoffeln mit Hausmacher Wurst

Deutsch This is not really a recipe but rather a compilation, which is very popular in the Palatinate. Nothing is higher for the Palatinate than his homemade sausage, even if he goes to the butcher, he demands homemade. This came from the earlier house slaughter, where the main types of sausage were liver and blood sausage and brawn. House slaughter […]

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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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Hessian stuffed potato dumplings with bacon sauce – Diebscher mit Schustersauce

Deutsch Where does the term „Diebschen“ dates is unknown. The shoemaker sauce comes from the middle-Hessian-urban master craftsman status, who could afford during the week a piece of bacon or the Hessian kind of salami. This recipe describes the full version as a main dish. However, it is also possible to make only 1/4 of the recipe with table tennis […]

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Turkish breakfast – Türkisches Frühstück

Deutsch The Turks are majority Muslim, so it doesn’t give our most common sausages. What is obviously very popular, are scrambled eggs with several vegetables, the Turkish garlic sausage Sucuk or ground beef. As side dishes, the soft pita bread, white cheese, olives and peppers are served. Plus, there’s a fig jam for a sweet tooth. I exchanged for us […]

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