• Delishh…

    Welcome to my blog about all things delisHH... in Hamburg.
    What is delisHH...? Well it's a place where I discover the what's hot, what's cookin and where to eat in Hamburg. Included is saucy tips on cocktails, wines, recipes and sneaky cafes hidden in the city!

    Stick around and explore all things delisHH...
    Love,
    Jess

Gourmet Stammtisch

I could have called it a Gourmet Regular’s Table but there are just those certain words that one should not even begin to try to translate and if one does, then one should use them only in the privacy of one’s own four walls to chuckle and smirk at. The typical kindergarten, rucksack and kaput, … Continue reading

Hungry? Lunch?

Whether it’s for business or pleasure, this place does food good. Dressed as if they are about to captain pirate ship with black bandanas and aprons, the chefs at the open gas grill sizzle up sizeable entrecôte steaks, hearty salads and creamy risottos in true Black Pearl style. Hexenkessel, a little jewel (literally) with its … Continue reading

What to wear when galavanting through Congo.

Christmas time for South Africans especially those abroad is one of those rare occasions where nothing and no one will get in the way of the Great Trek down south to the motherland. Once a year south african moms and dads with kids, nephews, parents and siblings dotted all around the world congregate for the … Continue reading

If you’re happy and you know it… come back later!

Have you ever had flu so bad you thought the world would end before you could ever recover? Well picture it…the world ending I mean…coz it’s gonna happen soon. Or at least before my will to survive this does. I feel poo, more than poo, I feel pilchard…from a can. I feel stuffed like a … Continue reading

tart me up!

Bonjour chers lecteurs, Sunday and 24 degrees. Bring it on! Springboks beat Wales this morning….YEBO YES! Two 4am nights, 3 breakfast dates and a bottle of St Germaine, but… Found a little gap in my Sunday, (busiest day of the week) to report on the Tarterie. It’s funny how fast the momentum picks up when … Continue reading

That 70’s Chic

Well Hi Dear Readers, A good deal of the most memorable experiences I have had here in Hamburg have been while riding my bike through the city. For those of you who prefer a car, I must say, you’re missing out. The amount of things I’ve seen that I never knew existed have all pleasantly … Continue reading

KITCHEN GUERILLAS

Moin Moin Dear Readers, I’m alive and have finally fully recovered….What from you might ask? What could possibly have taken 4 full days to get over? …especially as a 25-year-old??? The answer in 4 words: SATURDAY.NIGHT.KITCHEN.GUERILLA   and… twoginbasilsmashexcitement abottleofa.Diehlmerlotrose then twomoscowmuleseuphoria plus oneextraginbasilsmash and somewhere in between a burgerfriesandspicyrelishbestever! So, if you’re looking for  an up-tempo quirky … Continue reading

Catch of the Day …fiiish!

Good Evening Dear Readers, My mother tells a fabulous story of one of her many adventurous business trips through Southern Africa staying in very mediocre, NGO assigned hotels with meagre menus and bare bedrooms where during the day as one is attending meetings in the area, one’s room is rented out to a “day guest” … Continue reading

Cinnamon and Banana French Toast with Rhubarb Compote

Good evening Dear Readers, If ever I were to open my very own restaurant, this recipe would definitely be near the top of the list. It’s easy, quick and simply delisHH and is a serious crowd pleaser.  I first began making a much simpler version of this delectable brekkie as a little girl when pancakes … Continue reading

…a tribute to Glenda

Hello again Dear Readers, Today I have some very sad news for you all. Our Dear Glenda from the Patisserie is leaving her Parisien Heaven in Illovo and heading down south to run the stunning Kurland Hotel in Plettenberg bay. The Patisserie will not be the same without her “hello dolling” and “divine…just divine” and … Continue reading

Who Well Lives Long Lives

Dear Readers, Firstly, I apologise profusely for the late post! I know…unforgiveable!!! I am however quite sure that on reading my somewhat long-winded yet totally believable excuse, you may forgive and forget and continue to read about the first of many delisHH adventures to come! Ok, the excuse… Let me assure you, this is no ‘yada yada’ story and for those … Continue reading

On your marks…

Get set.. Ok just hold on a minute there because I think you Dear Reader should know why we have met here. My name is Jessica and I am a South African living in Hamburg, Germany. I am a professional dancer…yes that’s right-a dancer and perform in numerous theatres around the country in ballet, modern, … Continue reading

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