From the classic to the unconventional: burgers
Burger bun, mayonnaise, meat patty, gherkin, lettuce, ketchup: that's more or less what a typical burger looks like. Some people may add cheese or bacon. Of course this classic version is always a winner. But choosing the same every time would be boring. That's why we are offering a few suggestions here for how to make a truly unconventional burger with just a few little tricks.
Alternatives to burger buns
Simply forget about a burger bun and sandwich the meat and other ingredients between two different types of food instead. Such as two halves of an avocado, barbecued aubergine slices or portobello mushrooms. Another idea that works well: simply wrap the burger in large lettuce leaves.
Sweet and fruity
Whether pineapple should really be eaten as part of a savoury dish remains open to debate. Some people love it, some people don't. But burgers can definitely be spiced up with something sweet – and not just with a slice of pineapple. Caramelized onions or wafer-thin apple slices add a certain something.