“Pigs Trotters” (Part 1 – Caribbean Souse)

: : : : : : : Pig’s feet  are not everybody’s cup of tea, but for those of us who love them, they are a special treat. I prepare them quite often, in stews, steamed, braised, Asian style, Latin style, German style; any which way is fine with me 🙂 The following dish is Caribbean Style Souse, […]

Pig’s Feet Souse ( Love It Or Hate It )

> > Pig’s feet  are not everybody’s cup of tea, but for those of us who love them, they are a special treat. I prepare them quite often, in stews, steamed, braised, Asian style, Latin style, German style; any way is fine with me 🙂 The following dish is Caribbean Style Souse, as I enjoyed it many moon’s […]

Pig’s Tail Souse

: : How  many folks have actually tried pig’s tails? Not many in this part of the world I assume. In my opinion, pigs tails are one of the best parts of the pig, but sadly underutilized in the  “civilized world”, were we tend to discard secondary cuts or feed them to the animals (lucky […]

Spicy Pork Rib Souse

> > While  this is not your typical souse, it is without a doubt a great one. Souse comes in many forms and tastes and each source will tell you that only their’s is original and worth eating. Sometimes souse is eaten hot, but most of the times cold or rather at room temperature to […]

Confession Of An PT Addict

> I confess ! I am a lifelong PT addict, ever since I was a child and my mother fed me my first dose of PT ……… I will eat PT (pig’s tails) with gusto, in whatever guise you set them before me – braised in soy sauce, salted, fried, in stews, souse, soups, or […]

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 […]

Ahlbecker Meeresfrüchte Suppe (Ahlbeck-Style Seafood Soup)

> > Back  when my wife Maria and I were owners of Restaurant Gildenkeller in Neubrandenburg, (in the former East Germany), one of our short weekend trips took us to the island of Usedom, which is about an  hours drive by car from Neubrandenburg, where our restaurant was located. I remember the quaint little Inn’s […]