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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 [...]

Pigs-in-a-Blanket Bites – Würstchen-im-Schlafrock-Häppchen

Pigs-in-a-Blanket Bites by Baltic Maid

I love the names for this dish. The English name pigs in a blanket always makes me smile. The German name is Würstchen im Schlafrock. “Schlafrock” has different meanings. When used in reference to food it means “wrapped in dough”. “Schlafrock” is an old German word for bathrobe. It is not used anymore in the [...]

Fufu – Mashed Plantains – Zerstampfte Kochbananen

Fufu, Mashed Plantains, by Baltic Maid

I like the idea of eating less meat but going entirely vegetarian is something I wouldn’t want to do. Eating less meat on the other hand, is definitely something I strive to do. There are a lot of delicious meat free recipes out there these days. There are way more vegetarian recipes than non-vegetarians might [...]

Avocado-Tuna Salad – Avocado-Thunfisch-Salat

Avocados and tuna are some of my favourite snack foods. When I saw this recipe for Avocado-Tuna Salad I thought it was brilliant to combine these two ingredients into a salad and then to serve it in the avocado shell. The salad is really tasty and healthy. It is quite filling and will keep you [...]

Confetti Rice and Bean Salad – Konfettisalat mit Reis und Bohnen

What an incredibly tasty salad. I was hooked by the colourful look of this salad and luckily it tastes as good as it looks This would make such a great salad to bring to a picnic, potluck, serve at a barbecue etc. It can and should be prepared in advance and doesn’t take much effort [...]

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