Coq au Riesling

Deutsch I think chicken in a wine sauce is available in all European countries where wine is grown. Let’s start in Germany with the Woihinkelsche. This is traditionally cooked either in Pinot Noir or Riesling. In France there is also the classic variant in Burgundy or in Alsace with Riesling. In Italy there are tons of recipes based on white […]

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Goose leg with red cabbage and dumplings – Gänsekeule mit Rotkohl und Klößen

Deutsch At St. Martin on November 11th, in Germany we have traditional the St. Martin goose. A complete goose for two people is a bit too much, so we have mostly goose legs. Unfortunately, you have to compromise on the delicious stuffing, unless you boned the legs and stuff it. But that will be the subject of an own posts, […]

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Basque chicken – Baskisches Huhn

Deutsch This is a recipe from the early 1980s from the cookbook series „Menü“ by Bertelsmann publishing. That should come from the Spanish part of the Basque country, but whether it is authentic, only the gods or the Bertelsmann publishing house knows. With the ingredients, I worked rather free muzzle and in the preparation I have chosen my own way. […]

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Paella

Deutsch Paella recipes there are certainly as many as there are Valencians. Paella is available only with meat (pork, poultry, rabbit), only with seafood (prawns, clams, cuttlefish, and sometimes fish that is otherwise too small for sale) or just mixed as in my recipe. Presumably, the origin was a poor man’s food as with so many famous recipes in the […]

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Chicken frikassee – Hühnerfrikassee

Deutsch This is the newer version of the Berlin style of a chicken ragout made from a soup hen. Older verions were made with cow odder and ox tungues. See my next recipe of a chicken frikassee later. 4 servings Ingredients: 1 soup chicken of 1200 g 1500 ml of water 1 tbsp salt 1 bunch of soup greens (carrots, […]

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The goose roast for the two-person household – Der Gänsebraten für den zwei Personen Haushalt

Deutsch That’s always the same problem with such large animals as a full-grown goose and Americans with their turkeys have that, too. For a two-person household, they are simply not suitable. Of course you can cook a whole bird and if you have as much space in the freezer you can freeze them in portions. But as we just are […]

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