Knusprige Schweinshaxe Mit Rotkrautsalat (Roast Pork Knuckle With Red Cabbage Slaw)

Pork knuckles are without a doubt one of the most loved comfort food by those in the know. No matter if roasted, braised,  soused , served whole or cut-up in stew’s, prepared any which way – pork knuckles rock ! 🙂 The one featured today is probably the most simple, yet also the best version. Seasoned […]

” Weisskraut Salat ” ( White Cabbage Slaw )

> > > ” Weisskraut Salat ” ( White Cabbage Slaw )  This is so much better than the limp, tasteless coleslaw offered most of the time. This is crispy, tangy, refreshing. In Germany (and many other european countries) we use this for different occasions, as snack, side dish or appetizer. The ingredients are cabbage, […]

” Rotkohl Salat ” ( Red Cabbage Slaw )

. . Rotkohl Salat This is so much better than the limp, tasteless coleslaw offered most of the time. This is crispy, tangy, refreshing. In Germany (and many other european countries) we use this for different occasions, as snack, side dish or appetizer. The ingredients are cabbage, onions, salt, pepper, oil, vinegar, some folks (me) […]

Chicken Tandoori/Naan Sandwich

> > > This tandoori chicken sandwich needed no simple or fancy condiment to elevate it. The chicken was very juicy, very tender and VERY tasty. Usually, I would serve this with raita, sliced onions, sliced tomato, sliced cucumber, a few spritz of fresh lime, plain yogurt, finely sliced cabbage slaw, or any other addition […]

Tacos De Pescado (Grilled Fish Tacos)

I just realized that lately, I prepare tacos at least ones a week, sometimes even more often. Of course, this makes perfect sense, since they are very tasty, easy to prepare and the possible variations are endless. I have them for any meal of the day, breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack. My favorite taco is……..always […]

Tostadas Al Pescado (Fish Tostadas)

> > When  you decide to make tostadas, the biggest decision will be if you want to prepare  your own tortillas and fry them to a flat crisp or buy packaged tostada shells, which you can buy in any supermarket nowadays’, most of excellent quality. After that, the most sensible thing is to put the tostadas on a […]

The >OTHER< Kraut

> > Bayerisches Kraut  (Bavarian Cabbage) is the lesser known cousin of  Sauerkraut. Also made of shredded white cabbage, it is prepared from fresh, (not fermented) cabbage and its main characteristic is the inclusion of caramelized sugar and caraway seeds, which gives the dish its distinctive flavor and color. In my opinion, the only reason  Bayerisches Kraut […]

“The German Dip”

> > This  is the second  dish I prepared with the leftovers from the roast pork ham I prepared on the 25th. It turned out to become a masterstroke of a sandwich, and since I have not heard of a national German sandwich, I hereby declare this sandwich the “Official German Sandwich”, also known as “The German Dip”. (Without the dipping jus, […]

Bayrisches Kraut, Geräucherte Schweinehaxen Und Petersilien – Kartoffeln

> > Cabbage  is one of the most used vegetables, yet these day’s it has a less than stellar reputation. In my opinion the reason for this is that most cooks in this part of the world have no clue what to do with it, except maybe coleslaw or the crappy so called “Sauerkraut” they […]