Category Archive: Chef’s Choice

Chef´s Choice – Summer Kitchen – Pasta Salad with roasted Pepper and Feta cheese

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Summer Kitchen Pasta Salad with roasted Pepper and Feta cheese By Ralph Kratzer Now, as temperatures rise and rise, I interrupt my series “Cypriot Recipes” and and start with a series of recipes… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Summer Kitchen – Fish Steaks with Lemon and Rosemary

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Summer Kitchen Fish Steaks with Lemon and Rosemary By Ralph Kratzer Now, as temperatures rise and rise, I interrupt my series “Cypriot Recipes” and and start with a series of recipes that I… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Summer Kitchen – Stir-fried Mexican Beef

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Summer Kitchen Stir-fried Mexican Beef By Ralph Kratzer Now, as temperatures rise and rise, I interrupt my series “Cypriot Recipes” and and start with a series of recipes that I call “Summer Kitchen”.… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Summer Kitchen – Rigatoni Pasta with Aubergine Tomato Sauce

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Summer Kitchen Rigatoni Pasta with Aubergine Tomato Sauce By Ralph Kratzer Now, as temperatures rise and rise, I interrupt my series “Cypriot Recipes” and and start with a series of recipes that I… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Summer Kitchen – Paprika Lamb Chops with Mediterranean Salad

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Summer Kitchen Paprika Lamb Chops with Mediterranean Salad By Ralph Kratzer Now, as temperatures rise and rise, I interrupt my series “Cypriot Recipes” and and start with a series of recipes that I… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Summer Kitchen – Tomatoes and Hellim Cheese in Walnut Dressing

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Summer Kitchen Tomatoes and Hellim Cheese in Walnut Dressing By Ralph Kratzer Now, as temperatures rise and rise, I interrupt my series “Cypriot Recipes” and and start with a series of recipes that… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Rice Pilaf with Chickpeas (Nohutlu Pilaf)

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Cypriot Recipes Rice Pilaf with Chickpeas (Nohutlu Pilaf) Pilaf, also known as pilav, pilau, pulao, palaw, plov, polov, polo, and polu, is one of the most popular genre of rice-based dishes, originating from… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Yogurt dip (Cacik)

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Cypriot Recipes Yogurt dip (Cacık) Cacık is a dish of seasoned, strained or diluted yogurt, eaten throughout the former Ottoman countries. It is similar to tarator in Balkan cuisine. It is made of… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Chicken Stew (Güvec)

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Cypriot Recipes Chicken Stew (Güveç) Güveç or Đuveč is a Turkish, North Cypriot, Bosnian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian oven-baked meat and vegetable stew similar to ratatouille. Depending on the region meats… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Octopus Salad

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Cypriot Recipes Octopus Salad Octopus is not a familiar food to everyone, but it is common in some types of cuisine like Japanese, Mediterranean or Polynesian. It has many health benefits and can… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Sesame Dip (Tahini)

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Cypriot Recipes Sesame Dip (Tahini) Tahini is a paste made from ground, hulled sesame seeds used in North African, Greek, Iranian, Turkish, Cypriot and Middle Eastern cuisine. Tahini is served as a dip… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Sweet Pastry (Baklava)

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Cypriot Recipes Sweet Pastry (Baklava) Baklava is a Near- and Middle-Eastern dessert. It is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of Yufka / Filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Cypriot Salad

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Cypriot Recipes Cypriot Salad Summer time is salad time! Why is eating fresh salad so important? If you frequently eat green salads, you’ll likely have higher blood levels of a host of powerful… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Cypriot Meatballs (Köfte / keftedes)

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Cypriot Recipes Cypriot Meatballs (Köfte / keftedes) Meatballs are a worldwide popular dish. A meatball is always ground or minced meat rolled into a small ball, sometimes along with other ingredients, such as… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Bulgur Pilaf

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Cypriot Recipes Bulgur / Burghul Pilaf Bulgur (also Burghul) is a cereal food made from the groats of several different wheat species, most often from durum wheat. Burghul is a kind of dried cracked… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Sheftalia / seftali kebab

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Cypriot Recipes Sheftalia / şeftali kebabı Sheftalia (Turkish: şeftali kebabı) is a traditional Cypriot food. It is a type of sausage without skin, that uses caul fat, or omentum, the membrane that surrounds… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Cypriot Recipes – Cypriot Curd Cheese Pie (anaropitta)

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Cypriot Recipes Cypriot Curd Cheese Pie (anaropitta) Fresh Anari is a traditional Cypriot cheese made of cheese whey (mostly Halloumi/Hellim) with the addition of small quantities of fresh milk. It’s a white and… Continue reading