Become the next grill master

photo: barron

The BBQ season has officially kicked off and now the Sunday morning run through the Volkspark Friedrichshain will be like jogging over a burning battlefield again with all the abandoned one-way-grills still smoking from the day before. But with all the little BBQ parties we will be attending in the following months one thing will be very clear again: people on the grill have no idea what they are actually doing. There will be more dull sausages and burned meat then one can eat.

For that reason I recommend every ambitious BBQ enthusiast to take part in one of the  four fabulous  BBQ workshops at Fortuna’s Feast in Neukölln. They are happening on this and next weekend. Not only will you learn how to grill different types of meat and fish appropriatly, you will also make marinades and sauces which you can bottle up and take home. Yummy! Details after the jump.

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This up there is the most delicious mashed potatoes I have eaten in my entire life. No kidding. The juicy meat dish in the background is also quite delicious. I enjoyed these tasty little dishes and more at Fortuna’s Feast in Neukölln the other week. It’s a private dinner salon that you can rent for your private dinner party (including the cook). It’s run by caterer Suzy Fracassa who has her own catering business Fortuna’s Table. If you are interested in her cooking talents you can go to one of her tasting events (regularely on Friday evenings, reservation only) where she presents her dishes and tries out new recipes. It’s a bit like a supper club actually.

This Easter Sunday she is having a big Easter Brunch with many of her special recipes. There’s going to be a serving at 10:30 for the early birds and at 14h for the party goers. I would love to go but I guess I’ll have to settle with the less exciting menu of my parents. Details after the jump.

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