In search of the Etruscan precursor of the ragu bolognese – Auf der Suche nach dem etruskischen Vorläufer des Ragu bolognese

Deutsch An ancient Etruscan text mentions a meat ragout that has certain similarities with the ragu bolognese. It consists of beef and vegetables and is cooked for hours. Of course, ingredients such as peppers, tomatoes, potatoes and corn are omitted from a pre-Columbian recipe in Europe, as they all come from the New World. In addition, back then, as was […]

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BBQ Beef Brisket

Deutsch Beef Brisket is one of the pillars of American BBQ along with spare ribs and pulled pork. The streaky part of the brisket is first rubbed overnight with a dry rub and left to marinate in the refrigerator. In the United States, it is also not uncommon to inject the meat with a heavily seasoned meat broth. The next […]

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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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BBQed Short Ribs

Deutsch Short ribs? What’s that again for a new-fashioned shit? But that’s soup meat! And you should be able to grill something like that? The reactions of my fellow German citizens could be similar, at least those who do not know the difference between our grilling and the American BBQ. At first I didn’t want to believe that you can […]

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Viennese Juicy Goulash – Wiener Saftgulasch

Deutsch The term goulash (Gulyás) is originally from Hungary, and was the name given to the cattle herders of the Puszta. They cooked over an open fire in a kettle a soup-like dish, originally probably only with onions, garlic and meat. After the discovery of America the peppers came probably over the Ottoman Empire to Hungary and so became an […]

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Beef sugo in the kind of the Ragu alla Bolognese – Rindersugo nach Art eines Ragu alla bolognese

Deutsch The Ragú by the sisters Margaritha and Valeria Simili from Bologna is one of the innumerable variants of the Ragú bolognese, whereby my version stands out again. I don’t use minced meat but cut beef into fine cubes. What doesn’t get in with me is milk. So far it has always curdled, which doesn’t look very appetizing. Certainly the […]

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Savoy cabbage stew – Wirsingeintopf

Deutsch This is a recipe from my youth that my mother always cooked. Savoy cabbage with boiled beef and potatoes. At that time, however, she always shot the savoy cabbage through the meat grinder, which had a hint of baby porridge. When I later cooked this myself, I then cut the savoy cabbage with a knife. This requires a strong […]

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Sauerbraten

Deutsch If an ox was slaughtered in earlier times, there accrue naturally tons of meat, which indeed were not allowed to rot. Therefore a conservation option was the Sauerbraten‘. With vinegar and wine marinated, beef can be preserved for weeks. Nowadays Sauerbraten is mostly a beef roast with a little vinegar in the sauce, this recipe is the original. 2 […]

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