Fish market? No, homie, „FrischeParadies“ [paradise of freshness]!
Thirty years ago you could buy super fresh fish directly at the fish market in Hamburg. Today, only a handful of cutters are pinning at the pontoon of the fish auction hall. So where do the Hamburg people buy fish today, especially if they don‘t want to get up Sunday morning at 4 o’clock? I swear on FrischeParadies. Nowhere else in Hamburg you’ll find such a well-stocked and wonderfully presented fish display as in FrischeParadies. And where do you find this paradise for foodies? Of course, in the Große Elbstraße [Great Elbe Street]. Where else.read more
Red cabbage salad with orange, date and goat’s cheese
Usually red cabbage goes with roasted duck and goose? Oh no! As a salad, red cabbage is definitely underestimated. In this recipe, red cabbage enters into an exotic liaison with oranges, dates, nuts and goat’s cheese. Red cabbage new style:read more
“A star that carries your name”
Then its name would be Captain’s star. No, it’s a pizza star with bacon, pear and goat camembert. Super easy, super tasty, and if you use a ready pizza dough from the refrigerated section, it’s even a Fast Food.read more
Jackfruit curry with pineapple
Curry dishes, especially the traditional sailor’s curry, are not to be left out of our diet. Mostly a curry is cooked on chicken. Here I introduce a vegetarian alternative – for those who want to reduce their meat consumption. Ginger, garlic, poppy seed, cumin, turmeric, coconut milk and jackfruit. Pretty exotic, right?read more
Potato cake with Brussels sprouts
Winter still controlls Northern Germany! Well, hearty winter cuisine: The sprouts stew in spicy mustard cream, while the juicy potato pie is baking in the oven.read more
Spaghetti – quite addictive
Italians probably will tear their hair about my recipe for spaghetti muffins. I have the heart to publish it anyway. There are at least seven good reasons for it:read more
Winter? Savoy cabbage!
To me, cabbage rolls belong to winter time such as asparagus and strawberries to the month of June. Savoy is full of vitamin C, iron, magnesium and vitamin B6. So all what you need to get healthy through the dark season. Let’s enjoy the winter!read more
Kids love pancakes
I would say adults too! With this pancake lasagna you certainly can’t go wrong. A simple everyday dish that can be well prepared – or kept warm for long, depending on what your day may bring. The pancake tower even is suitable for a Sunday brunch buffet…read more
Mushroom risotto, simple, vegetarian, delicious
Looking for a special mushrooms variety of really high quality, you will find it on the most beautiful of all Hamburg weekly markets, the Isemarkt. At the booth of Tarik Baltaci, the selection is huge. Mushrooms with fine-sounding names and wonderful flavors are waiting for the buyer: rose and almond mushrooms, cauliflower mushrooms, autumn trumpets, Pom Pom Blanc. And Tarik’s friendly and expert advice are free there! Fancy a mushroom risotto?read more
After all that festive roasts and gourmet buffets we feel like cooking something pretty simple. Outside it’s cold and dark and new year still seems to be a bit unreal and strange. Could there be anything better than a fine warming stew with an almost forgotten vegetable, the turnip?