Living in Berlin we are lucky enough to be surrounded by foods from around the world but this sometimes means that we forget about those traditional German dishes.
Schnitzel is what I think of as a typical German dish. You can’t get any more German –conventionally made from pork or veal with deep fried breadcrumbs, served with potatoes, cucumber salad (or sauerkraut) and washed down with a large beer.
This week, I am giving it a modern twist by combining it with one of Berlin’s popular cuisines –Asian. German food is often negatively seen as being too heavy or unhealthy. I make a gently fried chicken schnitzel with a cucumber salad that includes soy sauce, wasabi paste and sesame seeds creating a fresh sushi vibe to the dish….