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”

Oven BBQ Chicken Wings

I was craving for some Buffalo BBQ chicken wings. But instead of deepfrying them I wanted to try an alternate solution that would make this dish a little bit more ‘healthy’. What you need 12 pieces chicken wings 2 spoons BBQ sauce 2 spoons neutral oil 2 teaspoons spicy chili powder 1 spoon salt HowContinue reading “Oven BBQ Chicken Wings”

Rouladen

I have not done this in ages. A typical German Dish reserved for colder weather and able to fill you for an entire day. Nonetheless, it is extremely delicious and comes best with some Knödel (cooked bread balls) and Rotkraut (red cabbage). If I am not mistaken it is one of THE German Dishes. TheContinue reading “Rouladen”

Cheeky Cheeks in Red Wine

And we stay with the traditonal Spanish Dishes. To make cheeks usually used to be for the lower classes and was not well considered. Nowadays this traditional dish has come up again and is served in the most luxurious restaurants all over the country. Or you can make it at home. What you need (servesContinue reading “Cheeky Cheeks in Red Wine”

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”

Chicken Tandoori

First time to try out with Indian cuisine. And it not go too bad. What you need (serves 2) 1 spoon paprika 1 spoon cumin 1 spoon ground basil 1 spoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon cayenne or chilli pepper 1 spoon salt 5 cloves garlic 1 lime 1 cup yoghurt 12 chickenContinue reading “Chicken Tandoori”

Chicken BBQ Kefta Skewers

Its BBQ time! Summer is now officially here and the temperatures are nicely high for some meat from the flame grill. And this time we do it Arab style. What you need (serves 4) 300g chicken breast 100g goat milk yoghurt Handful mint leaves 1 spoon salt 1 spoon tabouleh (alt. yellow curry powder) HowContinue reading “Chicken BBQ Kefta Skewers”

Stuffat Tal-Fenek

Stuffat Tal-Fenek is one of the ost iconic Maltese dishes. This dish consists on a slow cooked rabbit stew with garlic and wine. Here we go. What you need (serves 2) 2 pieces of rabbit 5 dents garlic 1 carrot 1 tomato 1/4 red bell pepper 1/2 bottle red wine salt and pepper bay leaveContinue reading “Stuffat Tal-Fenek”

Business Long Haul – AIRFRANCE

Almost one year ago I did this exact same route on Airfrance. But it was in Economy Premium. So this year we give it a try in Business Class Stats: Airline: AIRFRANCE Flight(s): AF 334 (04/03/2019) Itinerary: CDG – BOS Aircraft: Boeing 777-200ER What I had: As a small appetizer some beet root mousse andContinue reading “Business Long Haul – AIRFRANCE”

Croquetas ‘Ropa Vieja’

What do you do when you have some leftover meat from cooking soup and some leftover nacho chips? Well usually people would think taht those ingredients do not go together well. Here in Spain though, it is just perfect to make some famous croquettes de “ropa vieja”. What you need (serves 12) 200g cooked boneContinue reading “Croquetas ‘Ropa Vieja’”