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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Hessian Fraass – Hessischer Fraaß

Deutsch From where the dish has the thankless name ‚Fraaß‘ (grub, muck), unfortunately is not known, but it is a very tasty casserole from cabbage and a meatball dough. This version differs slightly from the original recipe, which contains much more cabbage than minced meat and no caraway and much more bread in the minced meat. I prefer a proper ‚Frikadellen‘ […]

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The perfect German meatball – Die perfekte deutsche Frikadelle

Deutsch The Frikadelle, the Boulette, the Fleischpflanzerl, the Fleischküchle and whatever else there are all sorts of names in Germany for this fried minced meat structure. Some even suspect the origin of the hamburger in it. It should have been taken along as a travel provisions on the America liner and so have become a hamburger. The crossing of the […]

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Albóndigas En Salsa De Tomate – Meatballs in tomato sauce – Fleischbällchen in Tomatensauce

Deutsch Meatballs in tomato sauce are known around the Mediterranean. In Mediterranean France, I can not name a specific dish now, but I’m sure there is a recipe as well. The farther east you go in the Mediterranean, the more it becomes a small pork sausage such as Cevapcici (Croatia/Serbia), Soudzoukakia (Greece) or woman’s thigs (Turkey). How that is handled […]

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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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