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An Introduction into the Diverse and Distinct Colombian Cuisine

Colombia is such a diverse country that it is quite hard to describe a singular Colombian cuisine. It is, in fact, a collection of very distinct, culinary traditions highly influenced by the geography, culture and history of the different regions. Though not as well-known as the ...

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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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MAY: Honoring tradition with the cured salad

With Chef Jörg Hofmann at the helm, we’re heading back to our roots – quite literally. Made with crunchy root vegetables and an egg, the dish of the month is the cured salad. The starter is one that’s steeped in tradition. Known as “Bauernfrühstück”, meaning Farmer...

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Chefs and Crews Co-Create Airline Meals

For the creation of airline menus, LSG Sky Chefs’ menu designers work closely with the product management of airlines. The product management typically contributes insights from market research and of course, makes sure that the airline’s product, which they know inside out, ...

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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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MARCH: Watch a shrimp ceviche come to life

We here at LSG Group are constantly thinking of new ways to evolve and we know we can only do that by expanding our horizons. So for the month of March, we’re inviting you to take a dip beneath our literal horizon to bring you the shrimp ceviche. Made with the freshest shrimps ...

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February: Representing India’s diversity with the Thali Platter

In February, we prove that you don’t have to hop on a plane to reach new destinations. Piloted by Chef Walter D’Rozario, the LSG Group has landed in India for a colorful Thali platter. The platter has just about everything you’d want – rice, lentils, potato curry, dumplin...