Grandma’s herring fillet – Omas Heringsfilet

Deutsch Salted herrings are a bit out of fashion these days, so herring salad or herring housewife style is made from Matjes fillets. Salted herring is usually the whole fish, including the giblets, placed in a highly salty solution. The fish must first be soaked in clear water or you can work with disposable gloves to protect your hands. Then […]

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Pearl barley stew – Graupeneintopf – Blauer Heinrich

Deutsch Attention, most of the text is from 2015/16. Now I’m retired and don’t need to work inside or outside. As is so often the case, the name Blauer Heinrich is unclear and either comes from the pearl barley, which is said to have a slight bluish cast, especially in combination with milk, or it is an allusion to the […]

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‚Möhrendurcheinander‘ Westphalian carrot stew – Westfälischer Karottenstampf

Deutsch „Möhrendurcheinander“ is a typical German-Westphalian stew. Basis is always a good broth, carrots, meat and potatoes. The meat is in the simplest case a little bacon, but can also be pork, fresh or cured. The recipe of my wife (who is from the Ruhr area) is even with blood pudding „Blutwurst“ instead of meat. 4 servings Ingredients: 500 g […]

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