250 g Brot, altbacken (old bread) = three slices diced
50 g Speck, fett, geräuchert (bacon) = 3 pieces, sliced
1 Zwiebel(n) (onions)
1 Knoblauchzehe(n) (garlic)
6 mushrooms, sliced
125 ml Weißwein (white wine - or beer) = 1/2 cup
1 Liter beef broth
2 EL Schmand (sour creme)
1 Bund Schnittlauch (chives)

In a frying pan with tall sides, fly up sliced bacon. Add chopped onion, garlic, mushrooms, cut bread (squares) and roast all in the bacon grease. stir in beer and broth cook for 15 min. Cut chives, stir in the sour creme and serve.

This is an very old recipe, you can find it all over Germany in different variations. It was good to get your family fed up with a low money budget (after the war, when no one had money..) Also popular with farmers, when the maid and farmhands had to be fed.

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