Schälrippchen Mit Sauerkraut Und Bratkartoffeln- Spareribs With Sauerkraut And Sauteed Potatoes

> > I will  not tell you how wonderful, tasty, scrumptious, delicious, ambrosial, appetizing, dainty, delectable, delish, flavorful, flavorsome, luscious, lush, mouth-watering, palatable, savory , sumptuous, succulent, tasteful, tasty, toothsome, toothy, yummy and just far-out super this dish is 🙂 Why not, you ask? Because, if you look at the pictures below and you don’t see it, words can’t help, and […]

Hans’ Pastrami & Sauerkraut On Chiabata

> > Here  you see  the  lunch I enjoyed today, which must be one of the most satisfying sandwiches I have ever prepared  (Or maybe I was just very hungry). In any case, I had these ingredients at home and just put together what I found in the fridge and in the larder. However, in […]

Chicken Döner Kebab

> > One of the first Exotic” dishes that had established itself in Germany after the mass-migration of millions of “Gastarbeiter” (Guest-Workers) from Italy, Turkey, Greece, and Yugoslavia in the 60’s, was the Turkish “Döner” (Doner Kebab). It was unlike any other dish we had seen before, a huge spear of layered meat and fat, slowly […]

Hans’ Pork Goulash With Peppers & Pasta Pearls

> > > Goulash is my favorite meat stew, no matter which protein is used – beef, veal, pork, poultry or game. The texture, color, and flavor have great appeal to me. While there are of course different ways of preparing goulash, as well as different recipes, the main mark of a good goulash is […]

My Trip To Germany And Spain

. Dear Friends, Here is a short report of my trip to Germany and Spain, which lasted from September 13th to October 13th. When I planned the trip, I made a huge mistake by not booking a direct flight to Cologne. The original plan was to fly to Munich, rent a car there and travel […]

Schnitzel vom Schweinerücken „Zigeuner Art“

> >> > One of my first childhood memories involving food is about Schnitzel. When visiting a restaurant with my parents in my earliest years, more often than not at least one person of the family/group at the table ordered a schnitzel, sometimes everybody. There was a wide variety of schnitzel available, even in the most […]

Szegediner Gulasch (Székelykáposzta / Székelygulyás)

> > Szegediner Gulasch  ( Krautgulasch) is a pork goulash (gulasch) prepared with sauerkraut and sour cream. It probably originated in the Austrian/ Vienna cuisine. (Pork is not typically used for goulash in classic Hungarian cuisine). The Austrian/German name Szegediner Gulasch is probably misleading since the Hungarian name for the (Austrian) dish does not connect to the city […]

Potato And Onion Pierogi With Grape Tomatoes And Cracked Black Pepper In Beurre Noisette

> > Pierogi  or  Vareniki   are half circular dumplings of unleavened dough, stuffed (singularly or in various combinations) with mashed potatoes, cheese, farmer’s cheese, bryndza, cabbage, sauerkraut, meat, mushrooms, or other ingredients depending on the cook’s personal preferences. Dessert versions of the dumpling can be stuffed with a fresh fruit filling, such as cherry, strawberry, raspberry, […]

Powidl Mit Pfirsich (Plum Chutney With Peaches)

> > > Here is another delicious plum recipe I want to share with y’all 🙂 Powidl has its origin in Poland (powidła or powidło) and the Czech republic (povidla), from where it went on to Austria and Germany and other European countries. Powidl was traditionally made without additional sweeteners or gelling agents and was mostly eaten […]