Celebrate the beginning of fall by cooking some seasonal recipes with Nicky Krieger.
Nicky will be making the classic Luxembourgish soup Bouneschlupp, and she will give a demonstration of the popular street food gromperekichelcher. Cook along with Nicky or watch and enjoy!
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Bouneschlupp ingredients for 4-6 people
- 1.5 lbs green string beans, ends and strings removed, cut into 3/4 inch (2 cm) pieces
- 1 cup bacon strips
- Mettwurscht or a sausage such as kielbasa (optional)
- 2 onions, cubed
- 1 leek, finely cut
- 1 celery stick, cubed
- 2 carrots, cubed (optional)
- 3-4 potatoes, cubed
- 1 vegetable or chicken bouillon cube
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 bay leaf
- salt and pepper
- summer savory, if you can find it, or thyme
Gromperekichelcher ingredients for 4-6 people
*The primary focus of the cooking class will be on the Bouneschlupp; however, Nicky will also demonstrate how to make gromperekichelcher since it pairs well with the Bouneschlupp. Nicky recommends you have all of these ingredients prepared ahead of time if you would like to join her in making gromperekichelcher.
- 2-3lbs potatoes, grated
- 1 onion, diced
- a few stems fresh parsley, chopped
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 2 tbsp flour
- 1 tsp salt
- vegetable or canola oil for frying
- **also, have a clean kitchen towel or cheesecloth on hand
Nicky Krieger-Loos is from Dudelange/Luxembourg. In 1987, as a member of the La Ronde Bettembourg folk dancing group, she visited for the first time communities in the Midwest settled by Luxembourg immigrants in the 19th century. Over the years has stayed in touch with numerous descendants of these immigrants. With her husband Carlo and their children Claire, Louis and Lucie, they have moved around the world and lived in the USA, Austria, Russia, China, and currently in Brasilia. This way she has discovered many new food styles, recipes and attended cooking classes in many different places. An optician by training, she now pursues her hobbies cooking, baking crazy birthday cakes, quilting, and upcycling all kinds of fabrics from worn-out jeans to her children’s old clothes. She also teaches cooking classes with traditional dishes as well as folk dances with Luxembourg descendants in their communities in Brazil.
You are invited to join us for the 2021 Green Heart Gala. This is the Luxembourg American Cultural Society’s largest fundraising event of the year. Nestled in the heart of Luxembourg Fest activities on Saturday night of Fest week, this premier event is a favorite tradition.
This year’s event will be held Saturday, August 14th, 2021 from 5:30 pm- 10:00 pm at Blue Harbor Resort and Conference Center.
Entertainment will be provided by the Devon DeLux Trio.