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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Niska Pljeskavica – Croatian/Serbian meatballs

Deutsch Niska Pljeskavica is the expanded version of Pljeskavica, a kind of meatball that is eaten in all successor states of the former Yugoslavia. In the Muslim countries of course only from ground beef, in the Christian countries sometimes mixed minced meat. The Niska, I lean out of the window, is probably the sheep’s cheese kernel, while simple Pljeskavice have […]

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Great Balkan plate – Große Balkanplatte

Deutsch In this recipe it goes about the great Balkan plate, in Croatian (formerly Yugoslavian) restaurants served in Germany. This involves primarily masses of meat of various animals from the grill and the typical side dish Djuvec rice is served. In order to match the German taste, this is served with a mixed salad and French fries, too. Yugoslavian kitchen […]

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Tatar – German raw beef

Deutsch The tartar or beefsteak ala tartare was already mentioned in the practical cookbook by Henriette Davidis in 1845. Also in her recipe she wrote that not all ingredients need to be used. I do not use anchovies, capers and sour vegetables (gherkins/mixed pickles) I do not like. Thus, in my tartar only salt, pepper, onions and egg yolk comes. […]

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Mexican Meatballs – Mexikanische Fleischbällchen

Deutsch I collect English speaking food blogs like others collect stamps or teddy bears, because this is a fascinating field of new ideas. There are so many combinations of foodstuff, like using bacon in a jam, I never thought about. And there are a lot of unconventional compositions of conventional food. As a German I would never got the idea […]

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