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Tanzanian Chicken Curry Recipe

This dish is called “Kuku Nazi” in Swahili, which means ‘chicken coconut’. A blend of Arab and Indian spices with coconuts from the Tanzanian coastline, it is best served with Wali wa Nazi (coconut rice). It is a popular holiday dish served at Christmas, f...

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The Taste of New York

Robert N. Moussally grew up in Brooklyn and is now Design and Development Executive Chef at our JFK Airport facility. He started his LSG Group career in 2007 and recently celebrated his 10th anniversary. “It has been an amazing decade to say the least,” he says. Today he show...

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The Taste of the Silk Road

For many of us, the Silk Road evokes a rather mysterious, adventurous image.  Journeys “in the footsteps of Marco Polo” attract a growing number of tourists to these remote regions. In 2017, the Chinese government launched the concept of the “New Silk Road̶...

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APRIL: Deconstructing tradition with Eel in Aspic

When Chef Jörg Hofmann whips out the sketchbook, you can be sure to expect something quite exquisite indeed. For the month of April, we’ve deconstructed a traditional, Northern Germany dish. Using just basic ingredients, Chef Hofmann keeps the attention on the jellied eel, top...

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Skrei Fillet: A Classy First Class Recipe

The goal of the team of chefs at LSG Sky Chefs that develops first-class menus for airline customers is clear: high-quality, classic and delicious. One of these is skrei fillet with beurre blanc. Executive Sous Chef Tim Hilchenbach from the Culinary Excellenece team is one of the...

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Chef’s Knives: A Cutting Relationship

We all know how essential chefs are at LSG Sky Chefs, but what’s indispensable to them? Since it’s World Chef’s Day, we thought we’d find out! Here’s a question for you, and no, it’s not a trick. What is the most important relationship in a chef’s professional life?...

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The Top 5 Tools of an Innovative Pastry Chef

We all have little ‘helpers’ that are make our daily work easier, if not possible. Almost anyone can probably claim a mobile phone or laptop as one of the most important ‘tools’ in one’s job. Not Mathieu Castex, however. The Executive Pastry Chef o...

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Jörg Tüttelmann’s Culinary Clicks – 4 Underrated Ingredients

At the beginning of every fine dish, whether it is spaghetti aglio e olio with three ingredients or a Mexican mole poblano with over 30 ingredients, there are the pure and simple ingredients. A great dish stands and falls not only with the abilities of a chef, but also with the i...

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Trendspotting in Mexico – Are You Ready to Ride the Next Wave of the Mexican Food Trend?

When it comes to learning something truly authentic about food, you have to cross oceans and borders If we believe food-trend researchers and chefs, Mexico has caught up with Peru – speaking in culinary terms, of course. That is why it is hardly a coincidence that the LSG Sky C...

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Turning Carrots into Flowers: A DIY on Vegetable Carving

Chances are, you have been to a Thai restaurant and seen those wonderfully carved rose-shaped carrots decorating your plate. You might have wondered whether these carvings were done by hand or with some kind of machine. At the LSG Group, we know that it is all done by hand – an...