All posts tagged: summer

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Sous-vide goes Grill {sponsored}

Beef doesn’t only consist of filet. In fact, filet is just one small part of the whole beef! It’s so important to eat other parts as well. Meat shouldn’t be wasted and the killed beef should be treated with respect and gratitude. So go and buy other parts than just the luxury parts of a beef.  This time I went for the shoulder roast. It tastes perfect and it’s even much more economic than the luxury parts. And here’s a trick to make all kinds of meat tender: sous-vide! When you sous-vide meat before putting it on the grill, the meat, including the cheaper sorts, becomes super tender and gets the perfect grilled flavor! But what exactly is sous-vide? Sous-vide is a cooking method known in gastronomy. The meat boils in a vacuum bag at a low temperature for some hours. This process is like ”aging“ the meat, similar to the dry aging method. Thus it gets very tender! And this cooking method is absolutely bullet-proof. However, you need a sous-vide cooker for it. This …

Summer Rolls

Vietnamese Summer Rolls

I love vietnamese food like the famous soups „phò“ or the popular summer rolls. What I especially love about summer rolls is how easy they are made and almost all ingredients are possible. You can be so creative! Fill them with whatever you have at home and enjoy totally new flavor compositions. INGREDIENTS Summer Rolls: rice paper wrappers, lettuce, cucumber, beef marinaded with tamari sauce, cilantro, thai basil, mint leaves, carrots, peas, strawberries, limes, ginger pickles, cabbage, tamari sauce, crushed peanuts, radish  Dipping Sauce: fresh lime juice, fish sauce, fresh red thai chiles, sugar, garlic