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tonka bean mousse with blood orange ragout and crispy won ton slices February 9th, 2019 | Süßes

Tonka bean mousse with blood orange ragout

In five days is Valentine’s Day! Unfortunately, my dearest captain is not ashore. But if he were there, I would spoil him with this dessert: It comes along in three layers: a blood orange ragout, seasoned with grenadine, a quark yoghurt mousse flavored with tonka beans, and topped with deep-fried wonton strips and salted caramel. A dessert that sparkles in your mouth, and certainly enchants your sweetheart!

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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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Zitronen February 3rd, 2019 | Süßes

Lemon and orange cake a la Martha Zwerg

Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best and quite often these are the old family recipes. So it is with this wonderful lemon and orange cake. Quickly prepared, let it steep overnight and it is as juicy and as fruity like no other cake – just perfect!

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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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Rinder-Rouladen January 29th, 2019 | main dishes

Beef roulades – the classic par excellence

Beef roulades, gently stewed with dark sauce, everyone loves it. It is probably one of the most typical German dishes. At times, when there was still “the Sunday roast”, roulades could not be missing. How to get the right spin for the rolls, I show you today step by step.

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Ziegenkäse in knuspriger Panko-Panade auf Wintersalat January 25th, 2019 | main dishes

Goat cheese in panko breading with winter salad

This dish tastes as good as it looks! Lamb’s lettuce, endive salad and grapes are the basis for our winter salad. The goat soft cheese is wrapped in a crispy coating of macadamia nuts and the Asian breadcrumbs Panko. Simply delicious!

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Crispy pollack fillet with salad January 21st, 2019 | main dishes

Pollack – my birthday fish

Pollack may sound a bit unspectacular at first, admittedly. But if this salmon is the birthday present of your 12-year-old son, then it looks quite different! What a birthday dinner: Exotic breadcrumbs, crispy fried fish, crisp salad with pineapple and a fresh yoghurt dressing. For all sons, daughters, grandchildren, granddaughters looking for a birthday present, here is the recipe:

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Poppy seed cake January 17th, 2019 | sweets

Poppy seed cake

A crispy brown baked curd-oil dough forms the basis for this cake. The juicy poppy layer is topped by buttery-tasty crumbles. Whipped cream may but has not have to be. Any questions?

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Sea service fitness, the teddy collection at seaman's outpatient clinic in Hamburg January 13th, 2019 | on the road

Sea service fitness and the doctor with the teddies

You might think you are in the waiting room of a pediatrician practice. But no. At the latest when we enter the room with the hundreds of teddies in sailor suits, I know: “Now, it starts again.” We are in the seaman’s outpatient clinic with Doctor Jan-Gerd Hagelstein. In a few days my dearest captain will leave to sign on his next ship.

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Lemon on a tree in a wintergarden January 11th, 2019 | main dishes

Pasta al Limone – and the sun is rising

Pasta al Limone – there is hardly a noodle dish easier to prepare and more aromatic. And the lemons are freshly picked from the tree in our conservatory…

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