Kohlrouladen / Golabki

Usually tropical countries use some type of leaf (e.g. banana leaf) to cook their food. Well also “northern” or colder countries such as Germany have their share in that. Obviously banana leaf is not a typical German ingredient. It is the cabbage leaf that is mainly used for such purposes. What you need (4 portions)Continue reading “Kohlrouladen / Golabki”

Tangerine Cheese Cake

Fall time! Cake time! Summer is almost over so we can let go of a little bit, right? Now let’s go back to have some cakes and sweets. This time German styled tangerine cheese cake What you need (large baking pan) Cookie dough 100g butter 200g sugar 375g flour 2 eggs 2 teaspoons baking sodaContinue reading “Tangerine Cheese Cake”

Economy Class – LUFTHANSA

It has been a while with Lufthansa. So let’s seize the opportunity to see if the food on board of Lufthansa still remains with the same quality and taste as ever. Stats: Airline: Lufthansa Flight(s): LH 1134 (25/01/2017) Itinerary: FRA – BCN Aircraft: Airbus A321-200   What I had: Well German Airline with atypical GermanContinue reading “Economy Class – LUFTHANSA”

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”

Café Moser – Geisenheim – Germany

First some regional German geography: The Rheingau-Region is a well-known wine region west of Frankfurt between the cities Wiesbaden and Rüdesheim. It is famous for white wines such as the Riesling. Right in the middle of the Rheingau there is one Viennese-styled Café which has been part of the region for ‘aeons’: Café Moser. CaféContinue reading “Café Moser – Geisenheim – Germany”

Iimori Patisserie – Frankfurt/M. (Germany)

Well, I should not be posting a recommendation on a Franco-Japanese Patisserie after the holiday. I assume that no one of you is interested in having coffee and cake after the  Christmas and New Years food-orgies. But just in case you are up for some cake and happen to be in Frankfurt check this placeContinue reading “Iimori Patisserie – Frankfurt/M. (Germany)”

Kokosmakronen / Coconut Merengue

  Just a few days for Christmas and here another recipe for a sweet German Christmas specialty: The Kokosmakronen. Usually when I make Vanillekipferl, I also make Kokosmakronen at the same time. Vanillekipferl need only egg yolks and the leftover egg whites can be used for the Makronen. Here we go What you need: 4Continue reading “Kokosmakronen / Coconut Merengue”

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”

Economy Class – US AIRWAYS

Stats Airline: US Airways Flight: US 700 (12th April 2014) Itinerary: PHL – FRA What did we get: Green Salad Macaroni and Cheese Bread Roll Brownie Ok this sounds very stereotypical about airline food that is not very good at all. But honestly this was a surprise after US Airways had served in two flightsContinue reading “Economy Class – US AIRWAYS”