All posts tagged: walnuts

Summer kraut nut avocado salad

It‘s time to mix and match and celebrate plenty. For a laid back Sunday, I decided to prepare this meal-filling salad that basically contains EVERYTHING you need meanwhile having character! What, I mean you will see – just take a look on the ingredient list. Or take a look of the picture I took of the ingredients: For 3 people you need: 1 rather small (but not too small – see pic) pointed cabbage 3 longitudonal flesh tomatos (if questions just take a look at the pic) 200g fresh peas (peel them yourself – see pic) 6 red spring onions 1 avocado 200g walnuts 100g hemp seeds 1 and ½ lemons Hemp oil Olive oil Caraway powder Salt & black pepper Optional: 1 red carrot So, cruel things first: I wanted to use the red carrot as a topping (to add last to the salad). But, I could not since a squirrel ate it. The essence of the story: don‘t store red carrots on your balcony or terrace. First the squirrel marked it with its …

Fresh kraut salad – German style!

Stereotypes claim that Germans are particularly fond of kraut. After all, there is no other side dish that fits – both in tastes and in aesthetics – so perfectly to any heavy German meat product you can imagine – ranging from all kinds of sausages, to Schnitzel, and other extremities such as pickled knuckle of pork. Dear beloved reader – don’t worry, this text will not dive deeper into the greasy world of solid butchery (for those of you who would like to read about this kind of stuff, look out for our November entries J ). Instead, let’s focus more on the cabbage Germans are nicknamed after (“the krauts”), in its uncooked, fresh form. When travelling Germany, you may notice the abundance of cosy, informal restaurants in any area frequented by middle-class Germans looking for laid-back, urban distractions. Examples of these areas include the Viertel in Bremen, the Schanze in Hamburg, Bergerstraße in Frankfurt, or downtown Stuttgart. This kind of restaurants may pop up in Kassel or Düsseldorf, and even in Dresden (the East …