Sweet Potato Brussels Sprouts Sticky post

Fancy roasted Brussels Sprouts with sweet Potato

This is a recipe I have prepared a couple years ago, and it was so delicious I felt like I need to write about. Once prepared, it tastes so good, like it was made by a Chef at a fancy restaurant. It doesn’t only look appealing, it is fragrant and delicious. Sweet potatoes are not common in Europe, so I call this dish an American … Continue reading Fancy roasted Brussels Sprouts with sweet Potato

Apple cranberry chutney

A spicy and savory Chutney for your Christmas Table

One of my favorite condiment or side for my Christmas dinner table is an Apple Cranberry Chutney that will go with Beef, Pork, Poultry, or whatever you like.
Also see my Horseradish sauce recipe
Wishing you a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Frohe Weihnachten from my Dinner table to yours! Continue reading A spicy and savory Chutney for your Christmas Table

Italian Basil Pesto

Italian Basil Pesto – a tasty sauce for your Pasta

One of my favorite Italian dishes is cheese tortellini with fresh Pesto sauce. I have Basil in abundance. Best with pasta, but also delicious with crackers or baked potato Continue reading Italian Basil Pesto – a tasty sauce for your Pasta

Auberginen Boote, a Greek dish

Greek stuffed Eggplants

Have you seen those purple Eggplants in the grocery store, but were not sure what to do with them? There a several Mediterranean recipes, like fried Eggplant slices or the Moussaka casserole dish, just to mention a few. I especially like these Greek stuffed Eggplants or “Auberginen Boote” and prepare them several times a year. Serve with my Tzatziki recipe Continue reading Greek stuffed Eggplants

Griessknockerlsuppe, Semolina dumpling soup

Griessnockerl Suppe, or Semolina Dumpling Soup

As an Austrian dish originally, I am familiar with this soup from my childhood. Semolina flour is not easily found in the stores, it can be ordered on Amazon The secret of this recipe for the semolina dumpling is that the butter needs to be room temperature, only then stir in a bowl until frothy. Season with salt and a small, delicate pinch of nutmeg. Add … Continue reading Griessnockerl Suppe, or Semolina Dumpling Soup

Lentil soup, Linsen suppe

Lentil Soup with a twist

Throughout Germany, Lentil Soup has achieved the status of soul food. In this soup recipe, vegetables and smoked ribs enhance the flavor. It is in the tradition of the ten thousand year history of the lentil, a number one protein supplier that has always been the determination of the star among legumes from a nutritional point of view. The Wiener Wurst with the lentils is … Continue reading Lentil Soup with a twist

Pretzel dumplings with Mushroom sauce, Brezelknoedel

Brezelknödel or Pretzel Dumplings

Ironically, I ate my first Pretzel Dumplings in Leipzig at a Bavarian Restaurant (Bayrischer Bahnhof). This old train station has a 170 year old history, where the first track was built between Leipzig and Altenburg. The Knödel had a distinctive taste, and I tried to recreate it at home. It’s similar to the Semmelknödel, just a bit darker and more hearty. The Mushroom gravyThe Mushroom gravy … Continue reading Brezelknödel or Pretzel Dumplings