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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