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Fleischpastete "Pastel de Carne" nach einem spanischen Rezept March 18th, 2019 | main dishes

Meat pie “Pastel de Carne”

In Spain, meatloaf is often prepared in a puff pastry crust. This recipe comes from northern Spain, more precisely from Galicia, a meat pie with raisins and pine nuts. The raisins soaked in sherry provide a juicy-aromatic taste.

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Thai glass noodle soup with meat balls March 13th, 2019 | main dishes

Thai glass noodle soup

There is nothing better than a warming soup on rainy, cold winter days. Our grandmothers already knew that. This Thai-inspired variant is a nice alternative to the classic vegetable soup with meatballs, called “wedding soup” in the north of Germany. Incidentally, a Thai glass noodle soup always tastes good, even on warm, sunny days…

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Schwarz March 10th, 2019 | main dishes

Black salsify with blood orange hollandaise

Even if spring is in the starting blocks, there are still no local vegetables available. Until the first home-grown asparagus is on our plates, it will take a while – at least for us in the north of Germany. Fortunately, there is the wrongly misunderstood and a little forgotten „winter asparagus“. According to the motto „rough shell – delicious core“ I show you today a recipe for salsify baked in the oven with a blood orange hollandaise.

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Finnish oven pancakes traditionally served with salmon, fresh herbs and horseradish cream March 6th, 2019 | main dishes

Finnish oven pancake

The Finns know how to do it! This fine Scandinavian pancake is served with smoked salmon, fresh herbs and horseradish cream. It is not made in a pan, but in a baking dish in the oven – how convenient!

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Salmon with avocado and coriander salsa February 27th, 2019 | main dishes

Salmon with avocado and coriander salsa

Pling! My mobile signaled me a message. My son. Yesterday, he had asked for my recipe for salmon with avocado and coriander salsa via WhatsApp. Today then the question: “Do you roast the salmon from both sides?” Second – Pling! – I received a photo, so the fish was already in the pan…

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Game burger with cranberry sauce February 23rd, 2019 | main dishes

Cookbook Generation Riesling – Game Burger

I’m continuing my culinary journey with the cookbook of the “Generation Riesling” in one of the famous German wine-growing regions, the Moselle. There, the winery “Wein+Gut Oster” is located. I tried the burger with venison patty. Family judgment: Burger in a class of its own!

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Burger buns February 19th, 2019 | main dishes

burger buns homemade

A burger is only as good as its buns. If you want to prepare “fast food” at home, then please with homemade bread rolls. Everything else is not worth the effort. And hey, then it’s almost “slow food”. Here is the recipe for the best burger buns in the world…

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Tomaten-Gnocchi mit Chorizo-Sauce February 17th, 2019 | main dishes

Tomato gnocchi with chorizo sauce

Tomato gnocchi get their colour from a few tablespoons of tomato paste and their wonderfully fluffy consistency from ricotta. The strong chorizo sauce goes perfectly with the gentle sweetness of the gnocchi. Crispy sage leaves are the aromatic icing on the cake.

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Kochbuch Generation Riesling: Indisches Butterhühnchen, Murgh Makhani, vom Weingut Oswald February 6th, 2019 | main dishes

Cookbook Generation Riesling – Indian chicken

This is how young winemakers cook! The second wine cookbook of the “Generation Riesling” has been published. 60 young winemakers present their favorite recipes – from everyday use to highly refined – and with each recipe, there is information about the respective winery and the appropriate wine recommendation. I started my culinary journey through the Generation Riesling in the wine region Rheinhessen and tried out a recipe from the Oswald winery: Murgh Makhani – Indian butter chicken!

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Asian salad January 31st, 2019 | main dishes

Asian salad freestyle – today they call it “Asia Bowl”

Asian salad freestyle – why “freestyle”? We’ve had a wonderful recipe for Asian salad for ages, which we vary and change over and over again – today, it’s modern to use the English word ‘bowl’ in Germany. There are some components that have to be, such as rice noodles, fish sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar – and many components that can, such as vegetables, mushrooms, cilantro, nuts and so on… Every time a surprise, what the fridge contains… Take heart and try out!

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