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Recipe 1

Roasted cottagle loaf under a   Winterbier cheese crust with lettuce

Cottage loaf – ingredients:

  • 6 slices of cottage loaf
  • 60 g of butter
  • 400 g of cheese (Emmentaler grated)
  • 3 yolks
  • 80 ml of Eichbaum Winterbier
  • 2 table spoons of sweet paprika
  • 1 tea spoon of hot mustard
  • Salt, pepper
Cut cottage loaf as you see fit and cook in butter while mixing the cheese with the other ingredients. Season. Pre-heat the oven at 200 °C and spread the cheese mixture on the roasted slices of bread and stir-fry for ca. 8 minutes until golden-brown.

Lettuce – ingredients:
  • 180 g of cleaned lettuce
  • 60 g of roasted sunflower seeds
  • Mustard dressing
  • 0.1 lof sunflower oil
  • 0.1 l of walnut oil
  • 0.04 l of tarragon vinegar
  • 8 g of salt
  • 10 g of sugar
  • 30 g of Pommery mustard
  • 0.1 l of vegetable broth
Rinse lamb’s lettuce and spin dry. Put the dressing ingredients into a bowl and mix with a hand-held blender until milky.
Tip: The dressing can be kept for days in the fridge.  


Beer recipe
Recipe 2

Boar blanquette  in Starkbier sauce and with potato dumplings

  • 900 g of boar shoulder (or pork shoulder), 3 cm diced
  • 2 large onions, peeled, diced
  • 1 carrot, rinsed, diced
  • 150 g of celery, rinsed, diced
  • 50 g of clarified butter
  • 1 table spoon of tomato puree
  • 250 ml of Starkbier
  • 500 ml of vegetable broth
  • 6 of juniper berries, 1 bay leaf, 1 clove
  • 5 pimento seeds, 10 peppercorns, salt
  • Cornflour

Salt the meat, brown in a pre-heated oven, add vegetables, brown too. Add tomato puree, roast gently, use half of the beer to deglaze, boil down, top up with the rest of the beer and the vegetable broth and braise over low heat. Remove the meat and vegetables, boil own the liquid and bind with the cornflour and beer until thick. Remove diced vegetables and spices from the meat and press into the sauce through a strainer. Add the meat to the sauce, heat it up and season.

Finger-shaped potato dumplings – ingredients

  • 500 g starchy potatoes, boiled and peeled th day before
  • 150 g of flour
  • 250 g of chestnuts (pre-boiled)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 yolk
  • 50 g of brown butter
  • Salt, nutmeg
  • Salted water for boiling
  • Clarified butter
  • 0.1 l of vegetable broth
Preparation: ca. 50 min
Mash potatoes and chestnuts, mix with other ingredients, season with salt and nutmeg and knead. Roll potato dough on a floury surface to form thumb-thick rolls, cut into slanted slices, roll individually to give these dumplings their characteristic shape. Boil in salt water for 8 minutes, refresh, put on a strainer, drain and (golden-)brown in clarified butter.  



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