Glühwein / Mulled Wine

Christmas is coming and the temperatures are getting lower and lower. So what’s better than a cup of hot mulled wine or as the Germans say ‘Glühwein’. Usually you will find it on the typical German Christmas Market but here is The Chef Cat’s original recipe. What you need: 1,5 l rosé wine 6 spoonsContinue reading “Glühwein / Mulled Wine”

east Z east – Birmingham (UK)

Urban legends tell that the best Indian cuisine is not only to be found in India itself but also in the UK; to be more precise Birmingham. Why is that so? Well the large Indian community in Birmingham has introduced and developed Indian and specially a curry cuisine there. In this article many thanks goContinue reading “east Z east – Birmingham (UK)”

Cantina 32 – Oporto (PORTUGAL)

Basically you can eat in Oporto in a lot of good places. But there was one place that stood out. Cantina 32. In very modern an relaxing environment traditional Portuguese food with a modern touch is served. Address Cantina 32 Rua das Flores 32 Oporto – PORTUGAL http://www.cantina32.com What we had: Just when you sitContinue reading “Cantina 32 – Oporto (PORTUGAL)”

Spicy Garlic Shrimp/Prawns

After a lot of travelling and flight menu reports it is time for a new recipe. Coincidentally I learned this recipe on a trip from the chef at San Valentim Restaurant in Oporto, Portugal. San Valetim is a Restaurant in Montinho one of the industrial port towns close to Oporto and very famous for theirContinue reading “Spicy Garlic Shrimp/Prawns”

Business Class – KLM

Once you go to Asia you have to go back at some point. This time the flight was with Alitalia’s Skyteam partner KLM. Airline: KLM Flight: KL 894 & KL 1763 (10/11th October 2015) Itinerary: PVG – AMS – FRA What did we get FIrst of course some welcoming orange juice. You can also select Champagne or water. Just afterContinue reading “Business Class – KLM”

Business Class – ALITALIA

Airline: Alitalia Flight: AZ 403 & AZ 784 (03rd October 2015) Itinerary: FRA – FCO – NRT What did we get : On the first flight from Frankfurt/Main to Rome a small snack was served. Parmesan cheese together with some Parmiggiano ham, a quiche, and chocolate mousse. Very nice everything. The bread was somewhat dry. But all togetherContinue reading “Business Class – ALITALIA”

Raspberry Red Cabbage

What do you do when you have tons of red cabbage at home and you do not know what do do with it? Well you make typical German style boiled red cabbage and have an everready tasy dish for the fall season. What you need: 500g sliced red cabbage 200g fresh raspberries 1 chopped onionContinue reading “Raspberry Red Cabbage”

Cucumber Grape Smoothie

Do you know these days where you have eaten a lot or drank too much? Especially when it something really, really bad such as en extra-big piece or tarte with double butter cream, and feel really, really bad about it. So what can we do to compensate that? A recent visit to a specialized smoothie,Continue reading “Cucumber Grape Smoothie”

Grapefruit-Maplesyrup-Lemonade

After the great success of the Lemon-Ginger-Lemonade and some request to post more Lemonade recipes. we created a totally new recipe: Grapefruit-Maplesyrup-Lemonade. OH CANADA! What you need: 2 pink Grapefruits 20 ml Maplesyrup 600 ml fresh water How you do it: Squeeze out the juice from the grapefruits (it should give you aprox 130 mlContinue reading “Grapefruit-Maplesyrup-Lemonade”