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Fischbrötchen – German Fish Sandwiches

“Fischbrötchen” (lit. fish rolls) are famous Northern German sandwiches. They are made with fresh fish fillets in a fresh roll along with onions, lettuce, and other toppings. These fish sandwiches are usually sold directly by the fishermen or by fish smokeries so the fish is very fresh. And the rolls, well, I’m talking about fresh [...]

Cuban-inspired Pasta with Shrimp – Kubanisch inspiriertes Nudelgericht mit Garnelen

I started to grow very fond of the Caribbean cuisine. Once I tried a few recipes I was hooked by the familiar yet exotic flavours. Parts of the Cuban cuisine for example remind me of German food whereas other parts are or were completely new to me. Plantains are such an exotic example. These are [...]

Shrimp, Avocado, and Bell Pepper Salad – Garnelen-Avocado-Paprika-Salat

It seems like quite a while since I posted my last recipe. I went to Los Angeles for a little while but I am back and anxious to finally post this delicious salad. I believe it was last year or maybe the year before that I tried cooking shrimp for the first time. For some reason it seemed [...]

Boiled Crab

When I first moved to California, my brother and my mom came for a visit and we went to San Francisco. At the Fishermen’s Wharf, we ate a cooked crab from one of the food stands. Eating crab as street food is a bit messy to be honest. It would’ve been nice to able to wash [...]

Indian Curried Shrimp in Coconut Milk

This is an easy recipe for a delicious shrimp curry. This is just how I like my meals, easy preparation with the result being incredibly delicious. The sauce is creamy and full of flavour and it was perfect with some rice and a side salad. The amount of curry paste used in this recipe makes it a [...]

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