Italian Pasta Salad

This is the time of the year when invitations for barbecues, picnics and potlucks are becoming more frequent. This week I am invited to a company potluck with barbecue and this pasta salad was my contribution. I am not a fan of pasta salads that contain more pasta than other ingredients or of the ones […]

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Chilled Buttermilk Soup

I grew up in the rural parts of northern Germany. On a little island in the Baltic Sea, surrounded by, well, the sea, but also in midst fields and meadows. For my family, cooking, baking and food are important in our everyday lives. Take, for example, my grandmother. My grandmother worked for a farmer and […]

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Autumnal Stuffed Focaccia

  Maybe you are yawning right now about the idea of a stuffed focaccia. Not news to me, you are probably saying. I totally understand. It is not news to me as well. But when I saw a picture of a nearly overstuffed autumnal bread I could not stop thinking about it. There were these […]

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Elderberry Soup with Apples and Dumplings

  Autumn is finally there. So I pick up this recipe because there is no better soup to enjoy in the colder months of the year. It keeps you warm and protects you from getting a cold. Elderberries are particularly rich in vitamin A, B and C. Besides there are rich in antioxidants and therefore the […]

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Welcome

Welcome to Esskultur. I am really glad you came by. This blog will be a collection of notes and recipes which reflect food and ingredients, traditions and the way food is produced and used. But actually it is just about the pleasure of cooking and sharing a meal –  no matter if it’s a meal […]

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