Handkäs with Jazz

Chabos know how to eat Handkäs.

Say Cheese! We have grabbed the classic from Hesse and want to make Handkäs presentable again. The Food Lab team developed 3 fantastic “musical genres” that need to be heard.

Our final designs says “SAY CHEESE”

You can find out more about this product development directly under this link to the article or in our magazine under the Food Lab section.

Handkäs with Techno

Frankfurt was a world city for electro beats. There were legendary clubs here and DJ greats like Sven Väth provided the world with their sound around the clock from Frankfurt. Then as now there is Handkäs with music and now also with techno. Techno is intense and extensive, loud and steady, the pulse beat of an attitude towards life. The Handkäs with music is austere, intense, sour (ACID), a strong white wine vinegar and spicy, a little chili gives us the kick for it but also bright and healing, turmeric and curry bring intense colors and flavors of another world to this Hessian specialty. This is dance n’ trance. The toughness of Frankfurt paired with the gentleness of Goa.

Hand cheese with Goa trance
Goa trance music

Handkäs with Rap

Frankfurt is rap: Moses Pelham made Rödelheim the epicentre of German rap back in the 1990s and now AZAD and Offenbach-based rappers like Hafti are giving the banking city street cred. It’s about money, lots of money, but also sometimes drugs and dodgy dealings. These partially dark worlds are not that far removed from our lives. And what does that mean for our Handkäs accompaniment?

The traditional marinade is refined aromatically. Apple balsamic provides gentle sweetness, because despite all the hardness, a rapper is also a Frankfurt Bubb at heart. As the boss of the store, Ras el Hanout gives an inimitable aroma, cumin underlines this otherness, sumac provides a special acidity, a little mint makes things fresh and hemp seeds bring relaxed calm. Coal can’t buy you everything, but it does lend something sinister to it. Gold leaf enriches the mix. Eat the rich Brudi. Chabos know how to eat Handkäs.

Handkäs with Rap
Rap music

Handkäs with Jazz

Frankfurt is jazz. Whether in an underground jazz cellar or in the Mampf jazz club – where the world of jazz meets regional culinary delights. Jazz is local and global, simple and complex, relaxing and demanding. Just like the cities where this music is at home – be it the Big Apple or Frankfurt itself. Handkäs with Jazz is sweet and complex, with the soft and subtle flavour of after hours. Apple is enhanced with coriander to provide a relaxing and sophisticated global pleasure – the best accompaniment for great jazz music. Why not open a bottle of single variety apple wine to complete the perfect flavour combination?

The tasting
In-house tasting

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