Tag Archives: Bavarian

Smooth Criminal

Every Friday night at 9:05 p.m., Jade arrives at the Stuttgart train station from boarding school in Walbourg, France.  Depending on the traffic, it can take from 20 minutes to 90 minutes to get to the train station in downtown … Continue reading

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Bavarian Pork Ribs

I found a large package of travers de porc (French pork ribs) in my freezer in Sens and brought them back to Germany with me.  The travers de porc  is sort of a bonus cut; 1/2 to 3/4 is rib … Continue reading

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A Plate of Bacon

Wandering around, on vacation in Bangkok, we stumbled upon a restaurant owned by an American.  He was a Vietnamese War veteran, and liking what he saw during an R&R,  finished his time in the military and returned to Thailand to … Continue reading

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Bavarian Chicken Thighs

M. Parret is essentially a monovore, if there is such a word, happier when he is eating French, traditional cuisine.  Branching out for him is eating a pizza with familiar French toppings and flavors.  While the food he likes is … Continue reading

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Bavarian Chipolte Poussin with Sweet Potatoes

Sunday lunches are my favorites because Jade is here and it seems more like a family meal.  Cruising the Saturday market in Waiblingen, I stopped at a stall of a poultry farmer.  His eggs and poultry looked “correct” and he … Continue reading

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Crusty Roasted Bavarian Flanken Ribs

Last week I ordered some beef flanken ribs from the butcher in our small village of Waiblingen.  I had printed off pictures of the cut, both raw and grilling on a barbecue.  Flanken is a German word and the young … Continue reading

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Pork Belly with Bavarian Essence Part 1

We have to go to France tomorrow, we’re out of wine.  Just kidding.  We are out of wine but we’re going for Jade’s Confirmation first, then wine 🙂 A couple of weeks ago, I bought a nice pork belly from … Continue reading

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