Schweinehaxe (Pork Knuckle)

: : : Pork knuckles have many fans and admirers around the world, yet, despite so many folks loving to eat them in restaurants (especially German restaurants or, if the opportunity presents itself, at the most famous “Knucklefest” of them all, Munich’s Oktoberfest 🙂 , very few people prepare them at home, especially in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

” Bauern Vesper ” # 1

. . The word  “Vesper”  has two very different meanings, and is used in different languages. Obviously, we don’t want to discuss the religious meaning here, but the culinary one. In southern Germany we use the word “Vesper” as an alternative to “Brotzeit“, which means a meal consisting of bread (Brot) and usually, meat, poultry, cheese […]