Thursday, May 6, 2010

Food of the week

Frankfurter Grüne Sosse is favorite dish in Frankfurt and its surrounding area. It is a cold herb sauce that is often served with boiled or baked potatoes and hard-boiled eggs, as well as with meat and fish dishes. It is made with at least 7 different types of herbs, such as parsley, chives, chervil, watercress, borrage, tarragon, lemon balm, basil, spinach, and dill. Additional ingredients include eggs, mayonnaise or sour cream, oil, and seasonings.

Ingredients

10-12 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (select 7 herbs, such as parsley, chives, chervil, watercress, borrage, tarragon, lemon balm, basil, spinach, and dill)
5 Eggs
1 cup Sour Cream
2 tablespoons Mayonnaise
3.5 oz Plain Yoghurt
Vinegar, Salt, White Pepper, Sugar - all to taste

Directions

Boil 4 eggs for 6 minutes. Remove from water. Remove egg shells. Set aside.
Boil one egg 8 minutes or until hard-boiled. Remove from water. Remove egg shells. Finely chop the egg.
In a mixing bowl, mix together herbs, chopped egg, sour cream, yoghurt, and mayonnaise. Add vinegar, salt, pepper, and sugar to taste. Slice the remaining eggs into halves. Transfer the sauce to a serving bowl and garnish with the egg-halves.
Traditionally served with boiled or baked potatoes.

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