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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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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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Schwarzwurzelsuppe mit Kräuterseitlingen March 26th, 2019 | main dishes

Black salsify soup with trumpet royale

Waiting for spring. It’s cold again and stormy. Despite calendar start of spring. That makes you want a hot soup. And before we can finally harvest the first wild garlic, whose tips I have already discovered in the garden, there is again, probably one last time for this season, black salsify. A creamy salsify soup with trumpet royale mushrooms, garnished with lemon peel and our best olive oil.

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Wild Consomé mit Reh-Klößchen December 24th, 2018 | starter

Game Consomme with deer dumplings

A clear game soup with deer meat balls is a festive affair. Just right as a starter for Christmas! The broth is easy to prepare and can be cooked well before the festive season. Also, the deer dumplings can be prepared in advance and frozen. So to say, an appetizer that comes from the cold… for a relaxed Christmas for the cook.

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Tuna tartare on cucumber with wasabi mayonnaise December 15th, 2018 | starter

Tuna tartare with wasabi mayonnaise

A first class appetizer: finest tuna, marinated Asian style, on crisp cucumber – rounded off with wasabi mayonnaise, sesame and cress. Perfect for a finger food buffet or as a small appetizer.

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Lángos, a Hungarian speciality of deep-fried potato yeast dough November 13th, 2018 | starter

Langos – a Hungarian snack

In Budapest, you get it everywhere: Lángos – a fried potato-yeast dough spread with garlic and sour cream. Grated cheese and a touch of paprika complete the taste. Whether it tastes just as good at home… We tried it. And, yes! Lángos are delicious, even at home!

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Sweet Potato Soup with Ginger and Shrimp September 12th, 2018 | starter

Sweet potato soup – dead easy

Refined and yet so easy. Ginger, curry and turmeric give this soup that certain something. The shrimp make them suitable for a nice multi-course meal. Of course, it also tastes without shrimp. Lightning fast and just delicious.

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Eggplants in a green sieve August 2nd, 2018 | side dishes

Eggplant Dip – Mediterranean flavour

This dip of eggplant, herbs and yoghurt is a great accompaniment to roast meat and fish. It goes perfectly well with my recipe of Greek mince steaks with grilled watermelon. But even as a starter it is unbeatable: simply serve as a spread on crispy roasted bread. Fits.

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