Fritto misto di pesce – Fried seafood – Frittierte Meeresfrüchte

Deutsch Fritto misto is found not only in Italy but around the whole Mediterranean sea with various modifications. Of course, in Turkey, the near-East and North Africa no beer is used in the batter but I think with sparkling water you will achieve a similar effect. One theory says that the Portuguese took the recipe to Japan, where it, adapted […]

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Stuffed squid tubes – Gefüllte Tintenfischtuben

Deutsch Stuffed squids belong on the menu around the Mediterranean. Usually minced meat is seasoned very heavily with garlic and herbs. On the European side there are oregano, thyme and/or rosemary, on the southern side cumin is a must. In addition to the minced meat stuffing, I have developed two other stuffings, one with chopped prawns and the other based […]

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Stuffed tomatoes – Gefüllte Tomaten

Deutsch As far as I know, tomatoes are the first stuffed vegetables to appear in Germany. Tomatoes were grown both commercially and in the home garden. If you were lucky, there were also particularly large specimens like the beef tomato, which are good for stuffing. As with the stuffed peppers, you can mix a normal meatball mixture with soaked rolls […]

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Stuffed peppers – Gefüllte Paprika

Deutsch To stuff vegetables, might have been invented independently anywhere in the world. The present form comes from the Middle East, probably invented from settled Arabs. The Turks made use of this technique with enthusiasm and also in Egypt are Mashi (stuffed grape leaves, stuffed peppers and tomatoes) a very popular food. The Turks on their march through the Balkan […]

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Gyros, the Greek answer to doner – Gyros, die griechische Antwort auf Döner

Deutsch Gyros/Döner is a marinated meat cooked on a vertical skewer. Originally only mutton, now calf or poultry in Germany. Since Greece was largely Christian even during the Turkish occupation, the dish was prepared with pork. But who has such a rotisserie at home? So you cook the whole thing in the pan. 4 servings Ingredients: 800 g pork neck, […]

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Greek grill plate – Griechischer Grillteller

Deutsch This is a typical meal in Greek restaurants in Germany and is usually on the menu as an Olympian or Zeus plate. In Greek households is cooked quite differently. But this should not prevent me from occasionally grilling on my Weber, the spatial proximity to the kitchen allows for the simultaneous preparation of the side dishes. The use of […]

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