White cheese – Weißer Käse

Deutsch An essential accompaniment to the Palatinate jacket potatoes is, besides the Hausmacher sausage, the white cheese, which in other German regions is simply called herbal quark/curd cheese. In the simplest case, quark is either mixed with chives or spring onions and salt and allowed to marinate for one hour. You can enrich it with garlic and chili pepper, but […]

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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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Jacket potatoes with homemade sausage – Pellkartoffeln mit Hausmacher Wurst

Deutsch This is not really a recipe but rather a compilation, which is very popular in the Palatinate. Nothing is higher for the Palatinate than his homemade sausage, even if he goes to the butcher, he demands homemade. This came from the earlier house slaughter, where the main types of sausage were liver and blood sausage and brawn. House slaughter […]

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Hand cheese with music – Handkäse mit Musik

Deutsch Hand cheese is a sour milk cheese, which is widely used in Hesse and the Palatinate and bears the names of hand cheese, Mainzer cheese and Harzer roller. Hand cheese, because it was shaped by hand until the 1950s, Mainzer cheese, because that was the main market for the product, which actually comes from southern Hesse. Harzer roller? No […]

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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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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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