The German Flammkuchen

It is finally time that I post something from the german cuisine again. I showed you few other recipes here, somehow most of them having onions in their ingredients list. Well, this one can also be modified with onions, lots of them, as well though there is no limit as to which toppings you can use. I am talking about the german pizza, which is called the flammkuchen.

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German meatballs in beer sauce, Bierklopse

We have been cooking so many different dishes lately that at some point we both decided that it would be nice to have something simple, housewife art, for a change.  I mean all the dishes were simple and easy, but we wanted something we knew from our childhoods. Our discussion, like so many times before, consisted mostly of all the typical dishes we just didn’t have in a very long time.

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Aloo Gobi- indian potatoe and cauliflower curry

Today’s dinner is presented by a cauliflower. I have already shared few recipes with this beautiful bulb in focus. Admittingly everytime I buy one I mostly go for the cauliflower puree, or cut the bulb in smaller florets to use as a side. But this veggie can so much more! One of the very good examples comes from the indian cuisine.

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Turkey roast for Sunday dinner

In my family we always celebrate Sundays. Mostly with tasty and festive food. I remember my parents were always up very early to start preparing everything for dinner. It was usually a three-course menu so it was a bit time consuming (well, so much for lazy days, huh?) But everything was always prepared fresh and from the scratch. And it was always so good. Everyone would help and we would gather at the table early afternoon to enjoy the meal, followed by a coffee and cake.

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Pikeperch with potato crust on a bed of cauliflower purée

I told you once that I don’t really like cauliflower. Well, maybe not as such. Whenever someone prepared it and it was on my plate I ate it but was never really thrilled about it. My vegetable of choice was always the broccoli. When it wasn’t available in the store, but the cauliflower was I simply ignored the fact and just left or bought carrots instead. At some point I just decided to experiment with it a little bit, adding different spices and preparing it in various different ways. Continue reading “Pikeperch with potato crust on a bed of cauliflower purée”

Keema matar and homemade flatbread

You know, the last few weeks have been packed with new challenges and I had to cut down on my cooking letting Philipp be the chef cook for that time. So over the weekend when it felt just long enough for me to stay out of the kitchen, I took over. And it felt so good to be back. I thought after all that time I should make something a little bit more fancy. You know, for all that trouble and effort of the last days. Continue reading “Keema matar and homemade flatbread”

Sunday dinner: pork tenderloin with herb crust

It’s Sunday, the sky is blue and normally we would be up and going towards the mountains for a hike or just a cruise through the little villages and country roads. But not today. My brother paid us a very welcome but surprise visit so during his short stay we tried to show him what Bavaria has to offer. And as we went for a hike yesterday, we thought we deserve a day’s rest. Continue reading “Sunday dinner: pork tenderloin with herb crust”

Ravioli with asparagus and ricotta filling

Asparagus season is upon us, and to be honest it’s one of those things which you can hardly miss here in Germany. In the cities, most of the restaurants will proudly anounce the beginning of the season on the blackboards with a variety of new recipes. Even the little veggetable and fruit stands spread across Munich have now asparagus on offer. Continue reading “Ravioli with asparagus and ricotta filling”