Monate: Januar 2016

brussels sprouts

Brussels Sprouts with Ham and Currants

After having weeks of late summer heat autumn finally arrived in Germany. At last a lot of vegetables and products are offered at the markets right, that I wanted to buy for more than half a year. Especially pumpkins, mushrooms and cabbage varieties are my favorites. Today’s recipe resulted mainly because of some ingredients in my fridge that were not part of any other cooking plans. Brussels Sprouts with Ham and Currents Source: own creation Yield: ~ 4 Ingredients 800 g brussels sprouts (cut-off and cleaned) 150 g ham 75 g currents salt pepper 1 pinch of baking soda Instructions Cut off the single sprouts and clean them. Remove the outer leaves if necessary. Chop the onions and cut the ham into pieces. Boil as much water as needed to cover all the sprouts, then boil the sprouts until soft. Add the baking soda to the boiling water, this guarantees a bright green colour of the sprouts even without blanching. Strain the sprouts, put them back into the pan, cover it and set aside. Heat …