Category Archive: Chef’s Choice

Summer Grilling 2014 – Barbecued Chicken on the Grill

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Summer Grilling 2014 Barbecued Chicken on the Grill by Ralph Kratzer Along with sausages and chops, barbecued chicken is about as classic as it gets when it comes time for grilling. But chicken… Continue reading

Summer Grilling 2014 – Grilled Pork Chops with Cherry Salsa

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Summer Grilling 2014 Grilled Pork Chops with Cherry Salsa by Ralph Kratzer I hope the season for cherries is not over yet!!! My girlfriend still got some beautiful ones yesterday… First a note… Continue reading

Summer Grilling 2014 – Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

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Summer Grilling 2014 Bourbon Barbecue Sauce by Ralph Kratzer All barbecue cooks have their own “secret sauce,” but for the most part, each relies on some sort of sugar, something acidic like vinegar,… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Bavarian Recipes – Franconian marinated Beef

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Bavarian Recipes – Franconian marinated Beef (Fränkischer Sauerbraten) by Ralph Kratzer Ingredients: (serves 4) 1.5kg beef (brisket, shoulder) 1.5 l water 1 dessert spoon of salt ¼ l vinegar 3 bay leaves 8… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Date Chocolate Gateau

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International Recipes Date Chocolate Gateau by Ralph Kratzer One of the readers of our blog runs her/his own website named “Taste of Colours”. I found the following wonderful recipe there which I want… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimps and Lemon Cream Sauce

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Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimps and Lemon Cream Sauce by Ralph Kratzer Some recipes are just so good I can’t wait to share them with you, and this is one of them. It’s… Continue reading

Bavarian Recipes – Kaiserschmarrn – Torn Pancakes

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Bavarian Recipes Kaiserschmarrn – Torn Pancakes by Ralph Kratzer Introduction Bavarian cuisine is originally a long-established, traditional country food which became popular in the 19th century with middle-class households in the Bavarian cities.… Continue reading

TRNC – Chef’s choice – Kofte

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Chef’s choice – Kofte From North Cyprus Forum   by chef. Kofte is a meatball which is native to Cyprus, Turkey and some Middle East regions. They come in all shapes, sizes and… Continue reading

Oriental Recipes – Cauliflower “Couscous”

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Cauliflower “Couscous” by Ralph Kratzer As I had the pleasure to participate in the second “Moroccan Night” at the Food Lodge yesterday with again brilliant authentic Moroccan dishes, I thought it is time… Continue reading

Cypriot Recipes – Stuffed Baby Octopus

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Cypriot Recipes – Stuffed Baby Octopus by Ralph Kratzer Ingredients per portion:  • 4 baby octopuses • salad leaves • ½ lemon • 1 large tomato • 1 green bell pepper • 1 tbsp… Continue reading

Summer Grilling 2013 – Blue Cheese Burgers

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Summer Grilling 2013: Blue Cheese Burgers by Ralph Kratzer Here’s a tip, although you might be tempted to go with extra lean hamburger meat for this burger, given all the cheese, I don’t… Continue reading

Summer Grilling 2013 – Carne Asada

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Summer Grilling 2013 : Carne Asada by Ralph Kratzer Carne Asada is the thinly sliced, grilled beef served so often in tacos and burritos. It is also commonly served as is, with rice… Continue reading

Summer Grilling 2013 – Beer Can Chicken

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Summer Grilling 2013: Beer Can Chicken by Ralph Kratzer Tip: You will need a grill with a lid for this recipe, either charcoal or gas. You can also roast a chicken this way in… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Prickly Pear Liqueur

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Chef´s Choice: Prickly Pear Liqueur by Horst Gutowski Ralph Kratzer aka tfrsecretary  published an article some days ago about the locally widespread cactus fruit known as Prickly Pear – in Turkish language “Babutsa”.… Continue reading

Summer Grilling 2013 – The perfect Beef Kebabs

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Summer Grilling 2013: The perfect Beef Kebabs by Ralph Kratzer Tip: Using bamboo or wooden skewers instead of metal will help keep the steak from getting overcooked on the inside. Metal transfers heat, so… Continue reading