Vichyssoise

Time for another refreshing soup recipe. This time we go for something French…or American… Well the recipe was crwates by a French chef in an American Hotel/Restaurant. What nationality is it then??? What you need 300g leek (white parts) 300g potatoes 2 fresh onion/shallots (white parts) 800ml veggetable stock salt & white pepper 250ml milkContinue reading “Vichyssoise”

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Whitewine Stewed Ribs

Quite a traditional Spanish dish. You would do a stew like this in winter with the remainers of ribs and other bones you would find around in the fridge (modern times) or had salted previously (traditional times). But anyways easy and delicious What you need (serves 2) 4 pieces of ribs (aprox 400g) 4 potatoesContinue reading “Whitewine Stewed Ribs”

Cocido Madrileño

It is so frosty outside. Anything that helps to warm up during these days is more than welcome. Although you might think that Spain is a sunny summer paradise, most regions in the counrty can easily drop below 0° C in winter. Well the cititzens from the capital city Madrid have their perfect recipe toContinue reading “Cocido Madrileño”

Creamy Chestnut Soup

Well, seems like the winter has hit hard finally. Luckily some of thos outdoor chestnut koisks are still around, and provide roasted warm chestnuts to heat up. Well there is another thing that you can do with them. Check this out What you need (serves 4) 25 chestnuts 2 carrots 1 sweet potato 1 litreContinue reading “Creamy Chestnut Soup”

Pot Roast

Well everyone who said spring is here… WRONG. It is still freezing cold outside and spring won’t be here until 3 more weeks. Yeah everyone needs to warm up right now. So how about this awesome pot roast to warm up. What you need (for 4 servings) 750g lean filet (in one piece  – porkContinue reading “Pot Roast”

Mulled & Spicy Golden Wine

It is freezing cold outside. Snow, wind, blizzards. So for anyone who need an express warm-up try our golden spicy mulled wine. It will warm you up in no time. What you need  1 bottle white wine 2 spoons brown sugar (to turn white wine into gold) 1 cinnamon cane 1 spoon cloves 1 smallContinue reading “Mulled & Spicy Golden Wine”

All-Purpose Holiday Apple

Well Christmas is just in a few days and still people are going crazy about what to cook on Christmas Eve, Christmas, etc and other holidays that are coming. Instead of posting a recipe or dish that you could/should cook for one of the holiday meals, at The Chef Cat we wanted to give youContinue reading “All-Purpose Holiday Apple”

Mulled Rosé / Glührosewein

Glühwein or mulled wine is present everywhere during this Christmas season. Well, why not?! It is cold and what better way to heat yourself up with spiced hot wine. Especially when you want to do some heavy Christmas shopping or enjoy the Christmas lights in the streets. So get out on the street and grabContinue reading “Mulled Rosé / Glührosewein”

Home-Made Ice Tea

Well, did you ever get that feeling, that no matter how much you drink your thirst does not cease? Quite typical in the summer, isn’t it? No wonder when the temperatures breach 35ºC / 95ºF, the body is constantly producing sweat to cool off and thus depletes all the water reservoirs. Sounds like a greatContinue reading “Home-Made Ice Tea”

Octopus Lentil Salad

May it be or not. But the summer is just around the corner and friends are asking me for some fresh and summerly recipes. Allright as you wish. The problem came actually up when I opened the fridge: An octopus, a few vegetables and lentils. Not much to do or what? Well actually yes thereContinue reading “Octopus Lentil Salad”