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Baked Violet Potatoes with Herbed Quark (Curd Cheese)

Potatoes with quark are a typical German lunch. An all time classic. The potatoes are usually boiled in salt water and then peeled and the quark is finished off with different herbs, pepper and salt.

I made a slight varaiation of the traditional recipe: I used violet potatoes, which have a slightly nutty taste and baked them in the oven with some garlic and pine nuts. For the quark I used fresh basil, chives and lemon balm. Thanks to our indoor garden, fresh herbs are also available in winter.

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