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Tequila with Salt & Lime – Tequila mit Salz & Limette

Tequila Shot with Salt and Lime by Baltic Maid

One of the most traditional ways to enjoy tequila is “neat” without anything added to it. This usually means the tequila is served at room temperature. It might be an acquired taste, and you’re probably better off drinking a more expensive tequila this way in order to actually enjoy it. Another popular way, however, is [...]

Pastel de Chorizo – Cuban Chorizo Pie – Kubanischer Chorizoauflauf

Cuban Chorizo Pie by Baltic Maid

There are different types of chorizo. The two types I am most familiar with are the Spanish chorizo and the Mexican one. The Spanish chorizo can be eaten without cooking it. It is similar to salami. It can be enjoyed uncooked with bread or crackers, for example, but it can also be cooked or fried. [...]

Candied Bacon- Kandierter Speck

Candied Bacon by Baltic Maid

Candied bacon has been around for quite a while by now. At first, I was intrigued by this idea of covering bacon with sugar. I thought it was a brilliant yet crazy idea. After I tried it though all I can say that candied bacon is simply incredibly delicious. And you are really missing out [...]

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese with Bacon – Käse-Nudel-Auflauf mit Butternusskürbis

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese by Baltic Maid

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving in case you celebrate this holiday. It’s not a German tradition so I don’t really celebrate it but I ended up cooking a pretty nice meal anyways. Instead of the traditional turkey I made a pork roast with pineapple and cranberries and I still have leftovers. I love [...]

Bocadillo con Queso – Columbian Guava Paste with Cheese – Kolumbianische Guavenpaste mit Käse

Bocadillo con queso can be served as an easy dessert or as an appetizer as well. There really isn’t much too it other than cheese and guava paste but don’t let this simplicity fool you. The combination of flavours is heavenly. The sweet and salty combination is just incredible and addictive as well. This cheese [...]

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