Warm Pearl Barley, Pumpkin and Kale Salad

My sister has given me a fabulous cookbook on German vegetarian cooking. It is called “Deutschland Vegetarisch” by Katharina Seiser and Stevan Paul. It is written in German and there is no English translation as far as I know, but to my dear Half-German/Austrian friends this book is definitely a recommendation! It brings back childhood…

K├╝rbisnockerl

There is no English translation for “Nockerl”. The proper German word “Nocken” actually refers to an engineering term (“cam” as in “camshaft” in case you wanted to know…). Austrian cuisine knows “Nockerl” in different shapes and flavours (sweet “Salzburger Nockerl” are fluffy egg white peaks baked in a pool of double cream), while Hungarians consider…