Cut the meat into cubes and make kebabs, salt them, brush with oil and then barbecue. While the meat is cooking, chop the bacon into small cubes and fry gently until the fat melts, then add the onion and fry gently in the bacon fat until it falls apart. Add the chopped red pepper. Remove the meat from the skewers, add to the pan and cook gently until the meat is tender and the sauce has come together. Add the tomato and cook a few minutes more. When finished, add the finely chopped garlic and ground peppers. Add hot chilli powder if desired.
Serve with home-made bread or rolls.
The Nürnberger Lebkuchen dough can also be used to create little Gingerbread-men, frosted hearts with greetings and the like. Use your own creativity using this traditional recipe from Bavaria!
A great dish of Veneto’s cuisine tradition is the classic but tasty recipe of pasta e fasoi. For the locals of Veneto beans are related to strength and survival, as they helped families to feed themselves and carry on during hard times of war and famine.
The most typical Slovak national food is Bryndzové Halušky with bacon. This is made from potato dough mixed with a special kind of sheep cheese – „bryndza“ that tastes best in the so called cottages of shepherds or mountain chalets. The dish is topped by fried bacon lardons and some of the fat. Bryndzové halušky is best eaten with buttermilk or acidified milk. Slovakia can boast a remarkable world curiosity. Every year, in the mountain village of Turecká at the foot of the Veľká Fatra mountains, lovers of bryndzové halušky meet at the European championship for cooking and consuming of this dish.
Oil cakes have a long tradition especially in Mediterranean countries where olive oil is abundant. In Austria sunflower or rape oil is used instead and candied bitter orange peel, aranzini, and pine kernels are also added.
- 1 kg pork neck (or mixed pork and veal);
- 200 gm bacon;
- 4-5 brown onions;
- 10 red peppers, roasted, peeled and chopped;
- 500 gm peeled and chopped tomatoes;
- 2 heads garlic;
- ground dried peppers;
- hot chilli powder if desired