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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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LSG Sky Chefs and Flight Attendants Co-Create Lufthansa Oktoberfest Menus

Seven months ahead of Oktoberfest, LSG Sky Chefs and Lufthansa took the collaborative process of menu development to another next level. They invited members of the Lufthansa cabin crew to design the first menu of the Oktoberfest menu-cycle, which will be flying in Lufthansa Busi...

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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...

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Catch a glimpse of where we’re taking you in 2018!

What better way to transition into the new year than with the introduction of “Horizons,” the 2018 LSG Group Calendar? Conceptualized and crafted by Marketing Event Manager Marion Spotswood and Chefs Jörg Hofmann, Mathieu Castex, Walter D’Rozario and Victor Santos, the 201...

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Not too spicy, not too sweet, not too greasy for the children

It’s no secret that children love spaghetti. But what else is important to children in terms of food? Our Chef Burkhardt Weitzäcker explains how he developed children’s inflight meals together with famous German Chef Cornelia Poletto. Mr Weizsäcker, how did the coll...

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JANUARY: Reinventing the Pina Colada

What better way to start off the year than with a challenging reimagining of the famous cocktail, Pina Colada? Instead of going down the traditional route, Chef Mathieu Castex uses the rich flavors of coconut ice cream, paired perfectly with pineapples cooked sous vide, to play w...