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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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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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Salat mit Granatapfel-Dressing May 20th, 2019 | main dishes

Salad with pomegranate dressing

Pomegranates are power fruits, they spice up every salad. In this recipe, you use pomegranate syrup instead of the fresh seeds, so you avoid the annoying pitting of the pomegranate. This exotic oriental salad – together with flatbread and hummus – is a great summer entree.

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Hummus mit Joghurt May 18th, 2019 | side dishes

Hummus with yogurt – homemade!

Hummus is one of the tastiest and healthiest dips I can imagine. Perfect on the BBQ buffet, but also great for your veggie day with a colorful salad and flatbread. How to make the delicious oriental cream of chickpeas and sesame, I tell you in my today’s post.

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Asparagus with vanilla hollandaise, garnished with lemon balm April 25th, 2019 | main dishes

Vanilla hollandaise with asparagus

At home, we love the first asparagus in the season quite classically with smoked ham, Sauce Hollandaise and the first new potatoes. But then we love to have varieties. Since my dearest captain always likes to bring home the very best vanilla from his travels, there is nothing better than refining a hollandaise with it.

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Pink Roscoff onions before baking March 22nd, 2019 | side dishes

Stuffed Roscoff onions

Onions – in my kitchen nothing works without them. But whoever believes that one tastes like the other has not yet tasted Roscoff onions. The “l’oignon rosé” from Brittany, or Roscoff at Finistère in northwestern Brittany, is so fine and aromatic in taste that it easily becomes the main actor on the plate, for example as a stuffed onion.

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Swabian potato salad February 14th, 2019 | side dishes

Swabian potato salad on Valentine’s Day

No typical food on Valentine’s Day? Maybe not. But if your love is about 9,000 kilometers away since six weeks. And if he is still on duty for four more weeks… Valentine’s Day will be canceled anyway… So there is a pragmatic meal for the children and me: Swabian potato salad – with sausages or meatballs – or as we had it today with Skrei.

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Spaetzle, freshly prepared December 7th, 2018 | side dishes

Spaetzle homemade – there is nothing better

Spaetzle is a special German pasta. Of course, you can buy dried spaetzle, but I’m afraid they have nothing to do with fresh, home-made ones. Anyone who knows the taste of fresh spaetzle, never wants others again. So fluffy, so juicy, so delicious. Here’s the basic recipe.

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Spicy roasted cauliflower with Tabasco November 18th, 2018 | main dishes

Tabasco cauliflower – a hot issue

In this recipe, the cauliflower bathes in a spicy marinade with Tabasco, garlic and turmeric. Roasted in the oven it’s an absolutely simple low-carb food.

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Risotto with saffron, almonds and crispy chorizo November 4th, 2018 | side dishes

Saffron – it’ gold among the spices

We are fortunate that our captain brings, for example, saffron and vanilla directly from the markets in the Caribbean or the “spice souk” in Dubai . This is admittedly the reason why we sometimes use exquisite and expensive spices in a quite lavish way. Anyway, our saffron almond risotto with chorizo certainly succeeds with less than two cans of saffron.

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