This is where I came home, even though I’ve never been here before. The wooden table is covered with a rustic linen tablecloth, the dining room is warmed by the fireplace. Outside: wide fields. Lemon chicken is already cooking in the oven, the scent of which wafts through the room. The meat will be so soft that it will melt in your mouth.

Near Lake Schaalsee in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, host Katharina Floder has created a paradise of peace with her guesthouse “Nest13”, which also includes a restaurant (only with advance reservation!). When you enter her house, which is made entirely of wood, your heart rate immediately drops. Your food nourishes your stomach and soul. So simple, so good that it will never be forgotten. If you want to recreate the lemon chicken – here’s how: