Christmas Potatoes

OMG! Just 2 days until Christmas and still no idea what to make for Christmas? How about some Christmas oven potatoes? They make any main dish look super fancy and super sophisticated. And the best: They are are super easy to make!!! What you need (for 2 servings) 10 small-med sized potatoes 8 spoons oliveContinue reading “Christmas Potatoes”

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Goulash

Before the summer heat finally breaks through let’s enjoy some savoury Hungarian delicacy: Goulash. Although it originated in medieval Hungary as a traditional shepherd stew, it has become popular among all central, eastern and northern European countries. If you try this recipe make sure to use meat which has been “well-exercised” and rich in collagenContinue reading “Goulash”

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”

American Halloween Pie

It took me 31 years to crave my first Jack O’Lantern. Well all you guys from America will not believe me, but Halloween has arrived ‘just recently’ in Europe as it is not an European celebration. The Euro Holiday is still All Hallows / All Saint’s Day on November 1st. Although both celebrations, the American andContinue reading “American Halloween Pie”

Double Malt Pot Roast

Yeah the autmn/fall season is finally here. The temperatures are going down and that means finally we can enjoy more savoury dishes. The first recipe for this autmn season is the Voll Damm Double Malt Pot Roast.   What you need: 350g Iberian lean pork or veal (sliced) ½ onion 3 cloves garlic 1 carrotContinue reading “Double Malt Pot Roast”

Guidelines for Foodies after MaxFax Surgery

Well… who said that anyone that underwent maxfax or dental surgery cannot enjoy some kitchen delights? Check out our newest diary entry: Guidelines for Foodies after MaxFax Surgery And discover that even with oral surgery you can enjoy great recipes.

Guacamole Onion Rings

Have you ever dipped your onion rings in guacamole? And do you agree that this tastes amazing? If you do so the you have to try this recipe. Onion rings filled with guacamole. Those taste amazingly great.   What you need For the Guacamole: 3 avocados 2 tomatoes 20g coriander 1 fresh onion 2 limesContinue reading “Guacamole Onion Rings”

Oven Potatoes

Strange coinicdence but have you noticed that there is one dish that is eaten all over Europe on each Sunday: Roasted Chicken. Not meaning that REALLY EVERYONE eats Roasted Chicken on every Sunday. Nonetheless, the countries I have spent quite some time (Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain) have this specific custom on Sundays. This is whyContinue reading “Oven Potatoes”

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”

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”