Vegetable soup „Across the garden“ – Quer durch den Garten

Deutsch ‚Quer durch den Garten‘ (Across the garden) is a vegetable stew that I know from my two roots, the Palatinate and Hesse. By the geographical proximity to France it is called in the Palatinate also ‚Franzosensuppe‘ French soup. Stews are typically winter dishes but here the seasonal vegetables are garden fresh processed. In the spring are other vegetables processed […]

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The difference between normal German and Hessian beef roulades – Der Unterschied zwischen normalen deutschen und hessischen Rinderrouladen

Deutsch There are countless variations of beef rouladen in Germany. They are stuffed with minced meat, mushrooms, eggs and what ever. But there is one classic stuffing that is known throughout Germany, bacon, onions and gherkins. However, the Hessians would not be Hessians, if there is not a contrast to the rest of Germany. Throughout Germany, the ingredients for the […]

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Hessian potato salad – Hessischer Kartoffelsalat

Deutsch In Germany there are as many potato salad recipes as there are households. In the north it is often made with mayonnaise and cucumbers, in the south some meat broth is essential. The Baden part of Baden-Wurttemberg makes the potato salad even warm with hot peeled potatoes and hot meat broth. In Hesse the potato salad is made quite […]

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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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Frankfurt Lentil Soup – Frankfurter Linsensuppe

Deutsch Saturday was formerly the day of the stew. That was in the summer ‚Quer durch den Garten‘, a vegetable soup, and potato soup and at winter alternately pea, bean and lentil soup. The winter variants were not possible without the Frankfurters, which were first documented in 1562 for the coronation of Emperor Maximilian II. My recipe is slightly different […]

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Frankfurt green sauce – Frankfurter grüne Sauce

Deutsch The now familiar Frankfurt green sauce was not one of the favorite dishes of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, although that is always maintained, since this recipe first appears in 1860 in the Frankfurt cookbook of Wilhelmine Rührig. The sauce came probably from Italy as salsa verde over the French sauce verte to Frankfurt, when exactly is not known. Meanwhile, […]

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Hessian stuffed potato dumplings with bacon sauce – Diebscher mit Schustersauce

Deutsch Where does the term „Diebschen“ dates is unknown. The shoemaker sauce comes from the middle-Hessian-urban master craftsman status, who could afford during the week a piece of bacon or the Hessian kind of salami. This recipe describes the full version as a main dish. However, it is also possible to make only 1/4 of the recipe with table tennis […]

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Scrambled eggs with bacon and potato salad – Speckei mit Kartoffelsalat

Deutsch A hearty but refined dish. There is no claim that a scrambled egg is actually a simple thing. The change between raw and dry egg is sometimes a matter of seconds and just make the point in between, is the great art. The dish is found in almost all of Hesse and adjacent areas (partially former Hessian or Nassau […]

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