Noodle casserole – Nudelauflauf

Deutsch This recipe is sometimes referred as ham noodles. But these are completely cooked in the pan and certainly without cheese. This is a noodle casserole with ham, a royal (cream and egg) and baked with cheese. Unfortunately, I made the mistake and added tomatoes. Thus, the tomato water prevented the royal could stock. Next time, I add the tomatoes […]

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Chicken ragout with porcini mushrooms – Hühnerragout mit Steinpilzen

Deutsch I had cooked this after a visit to the Kleinmarkthalle 2003 from a chicken breast with bones and fresh porcini mushrooms and should actually be repeated from time to time. Somehow that never worked. Either there was no chicken breast with bones (from which I used to cook a broth for the sauce) or there were no porcini mushrooms […]

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Spaghetti alla puttanesca

Deutsch The origin of the name is unclear. After an anecdotal under various statements it should go back to the fact that prostitutes the dish could simply prepare quick between visits of their suitors. Another one is related to that Italian brothels in the 1950s were ‚casa chiuse‘ closed houses and the prostitutes they were allowed to leave only once a week […]

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Spaghetti all’amatriciana – Spaghetti Amatriciana – Spaghetti aus Amatrice

Deutsch The recipe comes from Amatrice, a village in the Lazio to the border with the Abruzzi. The area was in 2016 again, unfortunately, in all headlines due to the terrible earthquakes, which occur there again and again. To help the population, countless restaurants around the world put the dish on their menu and donated about € 2, – of […]

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Pasta with seafood – Pasta mit Meeresfrüchten

Deutsch Pasta with seafood is in Germany usually with a pre-cooked, frozen seafood mix without peel. That’s exactly what I did’t want, I wanted the Italian original with seafood in shell, which is hard to get in Germany. Mussels are rarely fresh in the summer, so had to serve a pack of frozen with shell. Prawns are frozen in countless […]

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Spaghetti carbonara

Deutsch This it is the original, no cream, no pancetta but Guanciale, the air-dried pork cheek, no Parmesan but Pecorino and fortunately I was able to buy Pecorino romano, which is becoming rarer, because it is increasingly displaced by the Sardinian competition. Black pepper directly from the mill, it was a dream that is no longer standard everywhere in Italy. […]

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