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St. Martin’s Day Potato Casserole

Friday, November 11th, 2011

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Ingredients for 3-4 servings of

St. Martin's Day Potato Casserole

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St. Martin’s Day Potato Casserole:
1,5kg waxy potatoes
2 tbsp. oil
2 big onions
125g fine diced gammon
3-4 Mettwuerste (cured, smoked, german sausages)
2 egg yolks
100g flour
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
a pinch of nutmeg

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How to prepare St. Martin’s Day potato casserole? – we call it Doeppekuchen!

1. Peel the raw potatoes and the onions.

St. Martin's Day Potato Casserole

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German potato salad

Sunday, 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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Stir-fried vegetarian cabbage

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

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Ingredients for 3 servings:
350 g cabbage
250 g boiled potatoes
pinch of sweet paprika
1 tbsp. sun flower oil
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2 tbsp. cream cheese
1 teasp. curry
100 ml water
salt & pepper

Stir-fried vegetarian cabbage

Preparation:

1. Cut the (e.g. white) cabbage in tiny squares (about 0,5 cm²).
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German Potato soup recipe with kohlrabi and wieners

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

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Ingredients for 3-4 servings for german
potato soup with kohlrabi and wieners:

5 waxy big potatoes
1 kohlrabi

1 l vegetable stock
2 small onions

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1 teasp. fresh chopped parsley
1 tbsp. grated gouda cheese
2 tbsp. olive oil

 

Preparation of this german potato soup with kohlrabi and wieners:

1. Cut the peeled onions in fine dices.

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Potatoe casserole from the harz mountains

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

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Ingredients for 3-4 servings potatoe casserole:Potatoe casserole
500 g beef ground chuck
1 teasp. salt
1/2 teasp. ground pepper
1 tbsp. mustard
2 midsize onions

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2 garlic cloves
2 teasp. vegetable oil
1 kg waxy potatoes


1 l meat broth
200 g sour cream


 

 

 

Preparation of the potatoe casserole:

1. Cut the onions and the garlic cloves into fine dices. Fry the ground beef in an oiled pan. Then add salt, pepper, mustard, onions then garlic one after another and fry everything until the onions change their colour.
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Quarkkeulchen

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

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Ingredients for 3-4 servings of traditional german Quarkkeulchen:

Quarkkeulchen

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500 g boiled potatoes
375g Quark
a handful of raisins
pinch of salt
150 g flour
65 g sugar
1 egg
3 tbsp. oil for broiling

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Quarkkeulchen is a dessert recipe that we have from our ancestors in Saxonia a federal state in the eastern part of Germany. Delicious when served cold or even still warm fresh out of the pan with some apple sauce. When you have never tasted them you have left out something extraordinary delicious. A first description of Quarkkeulchen might be that they are something between a pancake and a dumpling. Fried but fluffy, sweet and hearty.

How to prepare Quarkkeulchen:

1. Mash the cold, boiled potaoes.
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