Tomato mozzarella salad

June 30th, 2011

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Tomato mozzarella salad
for 4 servings:
8 red ripe tomatos
250 g buffalo mozzarella
20-30 basil leaves
balsamico vinegar (optional)

 

 

 

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Tomato and mozzarella salad or just simple tomato mozzarella is a dish that is very popular in Germany. Tomato mozzarella salad is served on different occasions from informal family BBQs to state receptions. Now why do you think is tomato mozzarella salad of such great importance for german modern cuisine?
Our opinion so far is: Tomato mozzarella is that liked because of it’s taste and secondly because of it’s simplicity.

Is tomato mozzarella salad also so big in your home country or is it just famous in Europe?


Now how to prepare tomato mozzarella salad ?
Classical preparation:

1. Wash the tomatos, the basil leaves.


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How to cook white asparagus

May 8th, 2011

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Asparagus harvest 2011 has already begun in Germany.
How to cook white asparagus ?
For 1 kg white asparagus:
How to cook white asparagus
2,5l water
1 tbsp. butter
1 teasp. salt
1 teasp. sugar
optional a slice of lemon

 

 

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You can check how fresh your asparagus is by controlling the cut surfaces on the oposite side of the asparagus spears. The asparagus is fresh when juices still drip out of the cut surfaces when pressing on them. Lilac white asparagus spears are an indicator that the asparagus is harvested too late.

Now how to cook white asparagus ?
Classical preparation:

1. Wash the and then peel the white asparagaus exactly.


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Lamb roast recipe or Easter leg of lamb recipe

April 25th, 2011

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Ingredients for lamb roast:Lamb roast recipe or easter lamb recipe

1,4 kg leg of lamb
1 cinnamon stick
2 tbsp. lemon zest

a pinch of chili powder
1 Spanish onion
6 garlic cloves
1 l milk


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3 tbsp. olive oil
salt and pepper
2 tsp. curry powder

Ingredients for the side dish orzo:
500 g orzo
1 garlic clove
200 g goat cheese
100 ml tomato purée

 

Preparation of this recipe for lamb roast or Easter lamb:

1. Season the leg of lamb (not necessarily deboned) with salt and pepper.

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Recipe for chicken breast with peaches and pasta

April 17th, 2011

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Recipe for chicken breast with peaches and pasta
for 4 to 6 servings:

Ingredients:
250 g canned peaches
2 tbsp. sunflower oil 

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500 g boneless chicken breast
3 midsize Onions
1 teasp. flour
3 tbsp. juice out of the can of peaches
350 g vegetable stock
450 g frozen peas
500 g Pasta like Fussilli, al dente
2 teasp. curry powder

Recipe for chicken breast with peaches and pasta 

Preparation of this recipe for chicken breast with peaches and pasta:

1. Cut the chicken breast in to fine stripes.

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German potato salad

February 27th, 2011

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for 4 servings of german potato salad

German potato salad

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you need:

1,5 kg waxy potatoes
250 g cooked ham
5 pickled gherkins
250 ml light mayonnaise  (4,8 % fat)

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Potato salad is something typical for the german cuisine. One of our favorite recipe varieties is the one below. We use to prepare it for BBQs or on several other occasion. You might not know it but for a lot of german families it is part of their tradition to have potato salad with wieners as dinner on the christmas evening.

Important for this potato salad recipe here is in our opinion to cut all the ingredients in quite fine bits and pieces. Beneath we have to admit that it is not very easy to make a photo of a dish like potato salad (or any other dishes with a similar consistency) that is sufficient to represent the actual taste of it. But maybe by clicking the pictures and enlarged viewing you might get a glimpse of what a delicacy a good german potato salad is.


Recipe for classic german potato salad:

1. Boil the pealed waxy potatoes for about 20 minutes until they are done.

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Blueberry Muffins

February 6th, 2011

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Ingredients for 12 blueberry muffins:

2 eggs
6 tbsp. sugar
2 teasp. vanilla sugar
50g margarine

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160g flour
1 tbsp. baking powder
37g custard powder vanilla
1 teacup blueberries

Blueberry Muffins

Preparation of the blueberry muffins:

1. Mix the ingredients to get a pasty dough.
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