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Gratinated sauerkrat rolls February 21st, 2020 | main dishes

Pasta & Sauerkraut – why not?

The sauerkraut classic from Max and Moritz – who doesn’t know it? My recipe for sauerkraut rolls, however, doesn’t have much to do with the hearty, heavy and “typically German” side dish of knuckle and meat loaf. Homemade pasta dough wraps the vitamin-packed sauerkraut – and if you leave out the bacon, it’ll even be vegetarian!

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venison fillet under a walnut and herb crust with physalis sauteed in butter, fried polenta slices and an elderberry gravy February 14th, 2020 | main dishes

Venison fillet with walnut and herb crust and elderberry gravy

Valentine’s Day – and unfortunately no smiley in the calendar… That means my dearest captain is at sea… and so there is no Valentine’s Captain’s Dinner this year 🙁 . For those who have their loved one at home and want to spoil them with a feast, I have exactly the right recipe here: venison fillet with walnut and herb crust and fine side dishes!

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Fried polenta slices February 13th, 2020 | side dishes

Fried polenta slices

Why always dumplings, spaetzle or potatoes? Polenta slices are an ideal accompaniment to all stews and all dishes with a good sauce. In the past, polenta was considered “poor people” food. Today it finds its way into our kitchen. OK then!

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Fennel meatballs with vegetables on creamy polenta February 6th, 2020 | main dishes

Fennel meatballs with vegetables on creamy polenta

Ready to eat in thirty minutes and so delicious! Creamy polenta with vegetables cooked to the bite and spicy roasted meatballs. An absolutely after-work and family-friendly dish that always succeeds!

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Monkfish ragout with vermouth sauce December 15th, 2019 | main dishes

Monkfish ragout with vermouth sauce

A pan full of flavors and enjoyment! In this French dish, the monkfish is prepared with garlic, tomatoes and crème fraîche. The monkfish ragout with vermouth sauce needs only 30 minutes to prepare – and yet is so classy and delicious.

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Waldbeeren-Kranz August 10th, 2019 | Süßes

Berry pudding with vanilla sauce

This is pure summer! Now it’s the season of strawberries, cherries, currants, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries and you can find them in abundance on the markets and fruit farms. In this dessert, the sweet fruits are wrapped in fresh, cool jelly. That does not only look gorgeous, but also tastes heavenly.

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Bratwurst-Gemüse-Spieße July 26th, 2019 | main dishes

Skewered sausage with lots of vegetables

Sausages are boring for a BBQ? Then you should try and do some bratwurst Ikebana… Zucchini, sweet potatoes and a good organic bratwurst – skewered – and off you go.

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Ciccetti - Bresaola Röllchen mit Rucola und Käse gefüllt July 6th, 2019 | starter

Cicchetti Bresaola rolls with rocket

These Cicchetti rolls are easy to prepare and eye-catching on any Cicchetti buffet. Simple, honest finger food, what more could you want?

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Cicchetti: Crostini with tuna June 27th, 2019 | starter

Ombre & Cicchetti – Venetian lifestyle

In the past, winemakers in Venice sold their wine on St. Mark’s Square, rolling their wine barrels in the shadow of the Campanile. Hence the name “Ombra”, because Ombra means shadow. From eleven o’clock in the morning almost every Venetian drinks his first glass, his ombra. What is by no means lacking are the famous Venetian Cicchetti. These are the most sophisticated little appetizers you can think of.

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Rowing boats during Vogalonga race 2019 in Venice June 14th, 2019 | Landgänge

Venice going nuts with Vogalonga

Venice is almost like coming home. I was here already so often to go aboard with my dearest captain. This time he picked me up on a Sunday morning in June on the shuttle bus from Treviso airport, and took me almost immediately in a “quiet, idyllic restaurant right on the canal with food as at home in a Venetian family.” The food was indeed as promised. The atmosphere… quite different…

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