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Northern Paladin
Thursday, August 4th, 2005, 09:34 PM
Personally I find Italian cuisine to be the most Agreeable to my palate. I just love Pasta's it's amazing what the Italians can do with noodles. I'm also a big fan of Pizza and Lasagne.

I also like German food. Think Hamburgers.

QuietWind
Thursday, August 4th, 2005, 09:56 PM
Hamburgers. :lol

I like German and Polish food. Saurbraten, Konigsburg Klopse, Toast Karilla, Jajka Nadziewane Szanka, Kluski z makiem, etc. :dinner:

Nordraserei
Thursday, August 4th, 2005, 10:02 PM
Polish food owns. Jennifer makes good Polish food. ;)

Imperator X
Thursday, August 4th, 2005, 11:19 PM
I have gone sea-food vegetarian, so now my diet is limited. Irish, Welsh, English and Italian cuisine have certain meals which I could eat and that I enjoy.

English: Fish and chips, bubble and squeak (cabbage and mashed potatoes, a rip off of Colcannon), Ploughman's lunch (served in pubs, Cheese, pickles and pickled onions), bitter (beer), Earl Grey and breakfast tea :lightbeer :tea

Irish: Colcannon, white and dark pudding cake, Guiness, Uisgebheatha :D :bguzzle

Welsh: Welsh Rarebit (Grilled cheese sandwich)

Italian: Pasta, shrimp scampi, clams casino.

Nordraserei
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 12:06 AM
I thought Welsh Rarebit had beer mixed with cheese and a little butter and was dumped on bread...

Scholar
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 01:02 AM
I love Italian food but Greek's definetly up there. My favorite Polish snack is perogies, those things are awesome. I think the Russians call them Pidogies or something.

Agrippa
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 01:40 AM
I love sea food, so Italian and Spanish is nice, Italian before all others. But in fact almost every nation has something good, special dishes. F.e. boeuf stroganoff is great etc.

QuietWind
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 03:29 AM
I thought Welsh Rarebit had beer mixed with cheese and a little butter and was dumped on bread... There are several different variations to make it. I tried the beer one last time. There is more involved than just the ingrediants you mentioned though.

Yeesh! You can tell he looks over my shoulder when I cook. :awife I made the beer version last time in hopes he would eat it, because it has BEER in it. Normally he complains about every recipe if he sees me put cream cheese, sour cream, anchovies, or anything else in something that he deems "yuck." And about MEN..... if they DON'T know what's in it, they EAT it, like it, and have no clue. I know this from great experience. Once they KNOW what is in something, they freak out. :fclap: I've been cooking for my family full time since I was a young teen. My mom went on cooking strike because my father and brother refused to eat her meals, but they would eat mine. To this day, if my family goes to her house for dinner-- it means that I am doing the cooking. :lol

Okay, I am now finished with my "complain" session. I feel much better and can now go back to being nice and sweet. :fcurtsy:

Imperator X
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 03:47 AM
I thought Welsh Rarebit had beer mixed with cheese and a little butter and was dumped on bread...
Alas, perhaps you are correct.

Thusnelda
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 12:47 PM
German, Italian, Austrian and Swiss Cousine. :)

Bratwürste, Weißwürste, Sauerbraten, Tiramisu, Raclette, Hirschbraten, Rindsrouladen, Lasagne Bolognese, Spaghetti, Tortellini.....mhhhh *g*

Wichmann
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 01:01 PM
For me there is nothing above a real Bavarian Schweinsbraten with Knödel and Sauerkraut and a Schneider's Weißbier!

You can say what you want, but Mama's cuisine is still the best! :D

Agrippa
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 01:18 PM
Hirschbraten

Yes, all sorts of game with a good sauce, dumplings and cowberries are great.

QuietWind
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 02:12 PM
German, Italian, Austrian and Swiss Cousine. :)

Bratwürste, Weißwürste, Sauerbraten, Tiramisu, Raclette, Hirschbraten, Rindsrouladen, Lasagne Bolognese, Spaghetti, Tortellini.....mhhhh *g*
What is the main difference between Rindsrouladen and Kalbsrouladen? I make Kalbsrouladen. I tried looking up Rindsrouladen to see, but all the sites on-line are in German and the "translate this page" really does not work. :lol

Thusnelda
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 03:39 PM
What is the main difference between Rindsrouladen and Kalbsrouladen? I make Kalbsrouladen. I tried looking up Rindsrouladen to see, but all the sites on-line are in German and the "translate this page" really does not work. :lol
Well, a "Kalb" is a young male "Rind". ;) But there is a difference between Kalbsrouladen und Rindsrouladen since Rindsrouladen tastes a little other than Kalbsrouladen. (What a sentence! :D )

Here´s a recipt for Rindsrouladen:

http://www.mamas-rezepte.de/index1.htm?rezepte2/fleisch/rindsrouladen.htm~unten

The best flesh from the Rind for Rouladen is from the "Keule"...(Bow?? )

I´m not so good in translating, but I can try if you wish. ;)

Zyklop
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 03:49 PM
Yes, all sorts of game with a good sauce, dumplings and cowberries are great.
Dumplings? In Bavaria Hirschgulasch is served with Spätzle.

Mjölnir
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 03:54 PM
Rindsschnitzel, Tafelspitz, Schweinsbraten mit Knödel, Spaghetti, all over Fish and Mushrooms.

M.,:thumbup :D

NS: "APFELSTRUDEL mmmh"

Agrippa
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 04:07 PM
Dumplings? In Bavaria Hirschgulasch is served with Spätzle.

I'm used to eat it with Serviettenknödel but normal Semmelknödel, böhmische Knödel or Spätzle are other options.

RedJack
Friday, August 5th, 2005, 07:11 PM
Fish and chips! Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. :thumbup

Southern Jarl
Saturday, August 6th, 2005, 06:45 AM
Well, I'd say Swedish cousine. I love those meatballs -Kötbullar- and I long all year for the Christmas smorgasbord! Simply delicious...one of the chief reasons I like Christmas so much! And all this comes with the Water of Life, good old Akuavit! Skål! Just Perfect:thumbup

simplex
Saturday, August 6th, 2005, 08:00 AM
omlettes!!!

Gorm the Old
Saturday, August 6th, 2005, 04:08 PM
I enjoy all of the European cuisines which I have tried. One which is much neglected and very tasty is Portuguese, especially Carne de Porco Alentejana which is a pork and clam dish. However, I enjoy Italian cuisine above all of the others. Much of what passes for Italian food in the US doesn't exist, or didn't until introduced from the US, in Italy. Both spagetti and meat balls (polpetti)
exist in Italy, but "spaghetti-and-meat-balls" is strictly American. Sorry folks, but pizza, as we know it, is NOT an Italian dish. When I was in Italy nearly 50 years ago, it was unknown and unavailable. Mondadori's Italian dictionary, back then, defined pizza as "a kind of savory Neapolitan bun". That doesn't sound much like a tomato-and-cheese pie, does it ? New York and New Jersey are rival claimants to the title of the birthplace of pizza. If the New York claim is substantiated, it is the older by about 20 years. The prominence of pasta in Italo-American cooking is not typical of native Italian cuisine except in the Bay of Naples area where poverty favored the use of much pasta as a meat substitute. There are many excellent Italian dishes which contain no pasta and, shockingly, no tomato. Incredible as it must seem to those who are accustomed only to the Bay of Naples cuisine, introduced to the US by immigrants from that area, Italians were cooking before the tomato was introduced from the New World. So, what is my favorite Italian dish ? Eggplant and sausage Parmigiana. My favorite Italian wine is Barolo. However, I usually drink Montepulciano because of the cost of Barolo. Italy has many regional cuisines which are as different from each other and from the familiar Neapolitan cuisine as European are from Asian cuisines. Milanese is almost German, for example. BTW, French cuisine was originated by Italians. After Marie de Medici married the king of France, she found a cuisine based almost exclusively upon spit-roasted meats and boiled (to death) vegetables. In disgust she imported chefs from Italy to teach the French to cook !