Mussels in Rhineland style – Miesmuscheln auf rheinische Art

Deutsch This is a very simple recipe for mussels. Root vegetables and onions are cooked in white wine, add mussels, ready. The dish is very popular in Germany in the Rhineland from Cologne to Aachen, partly also in the Ruhr area. The main ingredients mussels from the Rhine delta and wine from the Middle Rhine were already available through the […]

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Shashlik pot – Schaschliktopf

Deutsch Shashlik is actually known as a skewer. Original from the Caucasus this is marinated meat on skewers and grilled. In Germany they make a skewer with bacon, kidneys, pork, peppers and onions, which is cooked in a shashlik sauce. Just ask yourself, why does that have to be on skewers, if that is anyway braised in a sauce. So […]

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Merguez – North African beef brats – Nordafrikanische Rinderbratwürste

Deutsch Merguez originate originally from the Maghrebian North Africa Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. After the Algerian war between 1954 and 1962 escaped Algerians, but also by other North African emigrants, the Merguez came to France, from where it also spread to neighboring countries. Originally, the Merguez was a sharp, strongly flavored bratwurst of well-marbled lamb meat. In Europe, a mixture […]

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Tabbouleh – Syrian Bulgur Salad – syrischer Bulgursalat

Deutsch I originally classified the dish in North Africa because the salad is also made with couscous. Hence this combination with the Merguez, which definitely comes from the Maghreb. No matter, the combination tastes good to us, so we don’t care where the components come from. In reality, the tabbouleh belongs to Syria and Lebanon and is a wonderful refreshment, […]

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Northern German kale – Norddeutscher Grünkohl

Deutsch Kale is considered here in Germany as a German specialty. In fact, it is more widespread than is generally believed here. It is the closest relative of the cultivated wild cabbage and is known since the 3rd century BC in Greece. Many European nations introduced it already at early days of colonization in America. 2014 there was a real […]

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Potato soup – Kartoffelsuppe

Deutsch A new recipe for an old idea. Potato soup is probably as old as there are potatoes in Germany. At first it was an ornamental plant and the above-ground part was thought to be poisonous, which is true for the Solanine alkaloid. Nobody knows if the legend is true, that Friedrich II. the Great let grow potatoes, and then […]

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The goose roast for the two-person household – Der Gänsebraten für den zwei Personen Haushalt

Deutsch That’s always the same problem with such large animals as a full-grown goose and Americans with their turkeys have that, too. For a two-person household, they are simply not suitable. Of course you can cook a whole bird and if you have as much space in the freezer you can freeze them in portions. But as we just are […]

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