We galloped through the final week of our Germanic adventure, and yet again ran out of time to try everything we wanted to!
Contrary to expectation a month of vegan Germanic food hard wasn’t hard to do. Veganising traditional dishes wasn’t that hard, and there were plenty of vegetable side dishes to choose from. Along the way I learned just how much I love caraway seeds, how delicious cabbage can be, and developed an appreciation for celery – an ingredient I didn’t often use.
German Split Pea Soup
With the weather being wet, grey and cold I decided to make a German version of one of my favourite soups – green split pea. The version I usually make is Italian and includes fresh peas and mint. This was more like pea & ham soup, according to Steve anyway – I don’t recall ever having it before I became vegetarian. One of the great things was just how simple it was, a few ingredients thrown into the slow cooker, and later that evening it was ready to eat. To go with it made some pretzel bread rolls. They’re quite simple to make. Read More →