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Mortadella rolls - Cicchetti in Venice December 2nd, 2022 | starter

Mortadella rolls – cicchetti like at Al Bottegon in Venice

At the Al Bottegon, I am overwhelmed by the multitude of different cicchetti on display. The mortadella rolls according to Al Bottegon’s recipe are also available from time to time at our home in northern Germany.

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Venetian cicchetti with figs, robiola and pistachios November 27th, 2022 | Vorspeisen

Venetian cicchetti with figs, robiola and pistachios

This recipe for fine fig cicchetti is super easy, really quick to make and a real eye-catcher on your cicchetti buffet. The Italian soft cheese Robiola flatters the figs and is topped with a nutty crunch of pistachios.

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Cicchetti & Spritz in Venice November 19th, 2022 | Landgänge

Cicchetti & Spritz – this is Venice!

Venice offers cicchetti in an incredible range – from the very simple “cut” to the noble cicchetto, which almost means the effort of a small dish. But it’s not always just the cicchetti that create the experience, sometimes it’s certain originals behind the counter. For example Sam at Arcicchetti Bákaro near Piazzale Roma.

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Veranstaltung L'édition musique N°3 von Geldermann und Cornelia Poletto in der Hamburger Jazz Hall November 6th, 2022 | on the road

L’Édition musique N°3 – Geldermann and Cornelia Poletto bring food and music together

Sparkling wine and an exquisite flying buffet go together, that’s obvious. But classical music and electronic sounds? The Geldermann private sparkling wine cellar shows with its extraordinary art project, the Édition Musique, that this is very possible. “Sparkling Keys” is a tribute to a special cuvée, composed and arranged by two internationally acclaimed artists, pianist Joseph Moog and sound designer Kris Menace. Excellent finger food by Cornelia Poletto uniquely rounds off the evening in the Hamburg Jazz Hall.

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Zwetschgenmus selber machen July 24th, 2022 | Süßes

How to cook plum jam

In keeping with the season and the imminent harvest of our Bühler plums, my topic today is: How to cook plum jam. It’s actually quite easy, but takes a little time. In terms of taste, a homemade plum jam is a sensation. Especially because the plum jam contains much less sugar than any other jam or fruit spread. You see: It’s worth it!

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Portulak-Mango-Salat mit Schichtkäse-Bällchen June 2nd, 2022 | main dishes

Layered cheese from the Jithof cheese dairy

What exactly is layered cheese and what can you do with it? A little product information and a recipe for a purslane and mango salad with layered cheese balls. Here we go:

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Homemade vegetable extract in jars June 2nd, 2022 | recipes

Homemade vegetable extract instead of instant broth

Unfortunately, most conventional grainy instant broths are fortified with an incredible number of unhealthy additives, flavor enhancers and the like. Here you will find the healthy alternative: a homemade vegetable extract for vegetable broths. Then you know what’s in it!

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Carrots with nut crumble, dill oil and yoghurt April 28th, 2022 | main dishes

Carrots with nut crumble, dill oil and yoghurt

Good old carrot completely different: Carrots cooked al dente are served cold on yoghurt, along with aromatic dill oil and a crumble of hazelnuts, almonds, black sesame seeds and a pinch of cumin. A great performance for our honest carrot!

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Asparagus Bread Salad with Parma Ham April 5th, 2022 | main dishes

Asparagus Bread Salad with Parma Ham

The German classic “asparagus with ham” has been modified into an Italian-inspired crunchy asparagus bread salad. Of course, no smoked ham is used for this salad, but fine Parma ham. Fresh spring wild herbs, fruity-sweet pieces of melon and juicy mozzarella cheese round off this recipe.

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Red wine and vegetable goulash on mashed potatoes with turmeric March 5th, 2022 | main dishes

Red wine and vegetable goulash on mashed potatoes with turmeric

Soul food at its finest: tasty vegetables in a velvety red wine sauce, served with golden mashed potatoes with turmeric. An irresistible vegetarian winter dish!

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