Duck Traditional Sunday Roast

So we had a massive beastie in our freezer—a Flugente (Duck). Who grew up roaming a wee ramshackle farm. So he was all muscle hardly fat and my first whole duck to cook ever! The roast is not burned the picture just did not turn out greatly because my real camera is away for repair!…

#EasterRecipes Soleier—Pickled Eggs

I think I never shared this recipe! Initially I thought it is a German thing but might only be regional for Saxony. Well, my Prussian friends don’t know it. So there is some rock solid evidence for you *cough*. Anyhoo! Here come the Ingredients 12 eggs approx 2 liters water 1 big onion (including the…

Königsberger Klopse (Meatball Soup)

Going down the nostalgic route here is another one: For the Meatballs 350 gr lean minced beef (thank you local supermarket for hosting a local butcher) 1 small red onion 2 pinches of mixed herbs (oregano, majoram, rosemary …) salt freshly cracked pepper 1 egg 2 Tablespoons of bread crumbs For the Soup 1,2 l…

Cabbage Beef Olives—The Next Day

We usually end up with left over cabbage, potatoes and beef olives. This makes a tasty, hearty winter fry up. 1 onion 1 teaspoon caraway seeds 1/2 teaspoon Oregano Salt/Pepper … chillies if you like it a bit spicier Take the left over cabbage, potatoes and if you wish one of the cabbage beef olives…

Cabbage Beef Olives

My profile snows … cannot remember to have switched the feature on—’och well’ as they would say here in Scotland let’s get to nice and comfy winter recipes.   So you need: 1 Savoy (or white cabbage)  … I prefer white cabbage because this is how it is done traditionally but if it is not…

Great Granny’s Potatoes

To offer some vegan (vegetarian) food why not try (as a side dish or basis) my great-granny’s potatoes You need nice yellow floury potatoes (make as many as you usually would eat) 1 Tbsp Salt 1/4 cup of olive oil (or butter) 1st step boil potatoes until done let cool down peel 2nd Step pour…

Picking the Bones—Comfy Alltime Favourite

So to keep with the topic of saving left-overs, you were surely wondering what to do with the left over meat from the chicken carcass. This is my variation of a childhood favourite 1 medium sized onion Left over chicken meats (from one chicken) 1 can of sliced champignons 1 Tbsp capers 1 glass of…

Potatoes & Quark

One of our all-time favourite meals at home is potatoes and quark. If you do not know quark: It is a little bit like yoghurt just with less fat and it is thicker and not as creamy. Some people call it cottage cheese but cottage cheese is something entirely different. If you live in the…

Asparagus Cream Soup

Blogging this time from Germany to share all the yummy foods we have on our holiday. Today Asparagus Cream Soup—here in Saxony we have white asparagus. We are also quite a bit snobby: green asparagus is the stuff we usually throw out, because it is the asparagus that got sunlight and was not harvested in…