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Buy good meat: raw goulash cubes on parchment paper September 9th, 2020 | main dishes

Buy good meat – know where!

Do you want to buy good meat and don’t know where? Would you like to cook a good goulash and don’t know how? Here you can find the answers to both questions:

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Cicchetti mit Pfifferlingen und Parma Schinken Crisp August 25th, 2020 | Vorspeisen

Cicchetti with chanterelles – almost like in Venice

When I think of Venice and Cicchetti I start daydreaming. Normally my dearest captain would be on the Adriatic Sea at this time of year, I would certainly be with him on board and we would have made some nice Cicchetti tours through the beautiful lagoon city. Would. Would have. Subjunctive. Nothing is normal in these Corona times. The ships are not sailing, they have been on anchorage for months. Well, if we can’t go to Venice, we’ll do the cicchetti at home.

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Venison steak with chilli and blackberry sauce August 20th, 2020 | main dishes

Venison steak with chilli and blackberry sauce

After collecting blueberries and mushrooms on my hikes over the past few weeks, now the blackberries are ripe. They’re plentiful this year, and they’re sun-kissed and sugar-sweet. I processed my harvest into a very fine sauce for the venison steak. Chilli, ginger, red and port wine and the fruity sweetness of blackberries – the sauce is really phantastic…

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Sommersalat mit Wassermelone, Halloumi und orientalischen Gewürzen July 26th, 2020 | main dishes

Summer salad with watermelon, halloumi and oriental spices

May the hot days come. You are always right with this refreshing, light summer salad. You can vary all ingredients, only the spices sumac and zatar are a must!

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Heidelbeeren, frisch gepflückt July 18th, 2020 | main dishes

Picking blueberries – a heavenly pleasure

Blueberries, bilberries – two names for a wonderful fruit. And now it’s season! Anyone who has ever eaten a blueberry pancake with real forest blueberries knows that the effort of picking is worth it. So, let’s go out into the forest…

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Hähnchenspieße mit Pfirsich-Paprika-Relish July 2nd, 2020 | main dishes

Chicken skewers with peach and pepper relish

The recipe has what it takes to become this summer’s favorite recipe! Finely marinated chicken skewers glazed with honey and a fruity relish made from peach, bell pepper and spring onions. That suits a warm summer evening!

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Radieschen-Pesto mit Spargel June 14th, 2020 | main dishes

Radish pesto with asparagus

If you get a bunch of radishes with crisp fresh leaves from your greengrocer or you can even harvest radishes in your own garden, you shouldn’t throw away the green. Try this delicious pesto. It is easy to make and tastes great, for example with asparagus.

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Chocolate brownies on a cake plate decorated with spring flowers April 3rd, 2020 | bread & pastries

Chocolate brownies

Three different types of chocolate ensure a stunning melt in this recipe. White chocolate, bitter and milk chocolate combine here to create an incredibly juicy chocolate dream.

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Indonesian Gado Gado, a colorful vegetable plate with boiled egg halves, fried tofu, krupuk and peanut sauce March 27th, 2020 | main dishes

Indonesian Gado Gado – a delicious “blend”

Gado Gado is an Indonesian national dish (one of the few without rice) that could be described as a large, colorful vegetable plate with exotic peanut dressing. If Gado Gado is served in the crew mess, my dearest captain usually gets a bright and proud message from an Indonesian crewmember: “Today it’s Gado Gado, Captain!” Because he likes this dish so much, we now prepare it at home from time to time…

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Hazelnuts in and in front of a basket for my nut bread recipe March 13th, 2020 | bread & pastries

A nut bread recipe and how I became a hazelnut godmother

I recently saw a report on child labor during the hazelnut harvest in Turkey. The post made me sad. But is there an alternative? Hazelnuts grown in Germany? I looked around and found what I was looking for: at the gates of Berlin on the Windkind farm with David and Silvia.

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