Category Archive: Chef’s Choice

Culture – How to make Turkish Coffee

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How to make Turkish Coffee by Ralph Kratzer We live in the TRNC – the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the emphasis is on “Turkish”! I know all of my British friends and… Continue reading

International Recipes – Artemis Soufflé

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International Recipes – Artemis Soufflé By Ralph Kratzer Ingredients:  • 3 eggs • 50 g sugar • 2 cl Safari Liqueur, flavoured with exotic fruits (have seen it at eg “Hürdeniz”) • Juice of… Continue reading

Cypriot Recipes – Misket Köfte

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Cypriot Recipes – Misket Köfte (Sauced Meatballs on Mashed Potatoes) by Ralph Kratzer Ingredients per portion: • 2 potatoes • milk • 1 tablespoon of butter • 200 grams minced chicken • 1/2 small green… Continue reading

International Recipes – Sweet and Sour Chicken

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International Recipes Sweet and Sour Chicken by Ralph Kratzer Ingredients per portion: • 150 grams chicken pieces (what you prefer, but best boneless) • 150 grams diced pineapple (canned one is absolutely allowed!)… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Bavarian Recipes – Bavarian Stew

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“Bavarian Stew” By Ralph Kratzer Ingredients: • 700 g floury potatoes • 600 g white cabbage • 350 g onions • 1 stalk celery • 4 sprigs of parsley • 2 sprigs of… Continue reading

TRNC – Chef’s choice – Kasarli Tavuk

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Kaşarli Tavuk   by chef. 3 pieces chicken breast, cut in cubes 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp butter 1 medium onion, chopped 1-2 garlic cloves, minced 4-5 mushrooms, brushed, cut… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Cypriot Recipes – Stuffed Artichoke

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Cypriot Recipes – Stuffed Artichoke by Ralph Kratzer For 4 portions:  • 4 artichokes • 400 grams minced meat (best beef) • 2 onions • 2 tomatoes • ¼ bunch of parsley • 2… Continue reading

TRNC – Chef’s Choice – Kabak Musakka

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Chef’s Choice Kabak Musakka By Chef 2 medium size zucchinis, washed, slice in round shape. 1 cubanelle pepper, discard the seed, cut in medium size. 150 gr. medium ground beef. 2 tbsp extra… Continue reading

Bavarian Recipes – A Dessert Dream – Bavarian Cream

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Bavarian Recipes – A Dessert Dream Bavarian Cream by Ralph Kratzer For 4-6 people:  • ½ vanilla pod • ¼ litre of milk • 4 eggs -separate… Continue reading

Bavarian Recipes – Gazpacho with buttermilk and horseradish

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – TFR Bavarian Recipes –  Gazpacho with buttermilk and horseradish by Ralph Kratzer Ingredients for 4 servings: 400 grams of cucumber 40 millilitres cream ½ bunch of… Continue reading

North Cyprus Forum – Pirates’ Pork Chops

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Pirates’ Pork Chops by littlenige . Here is a tasty morsel to tempt you.. INGREDIENTS * 1 tablespoon vegetable oil * 4 boneless pork chops, 3/4-inch thick * 1 (10.75 ounce) can Campbell’s® Condensed… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – Bavarian Recipes – “Bofflamot” (Bavarian Roastbeef)

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – TFR Bavarian Recipes – “Bofflamot” (Bavarian Roastbeef) by Ralph Kratzer The Bofflamott evolved from the French “boeuf a la mode”…. Sometime in the early 19th Century… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – Bavarian Recipes – Obatzder

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – TFR Bavarian Recipes – “Obatzder” (“crushed spicy cheese”) by Ralph Kratzer This spread of cheese, butter and spices is typically Bavarian and goes well with beer… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – German Recipes – Matjes-Pott

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – TFR Schleswig-Holstein Matjes-Pott (pickled Herring)  by Horst Gutowski The North Sea is the home area of the Herring. So the fish was especially prepared to keep… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – Bavarian Recipes: “Semmelknödel” (“Breadroll-Dumpling”)

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – TFR  Bavarian Recipes – “Semmelknödel”  (“Breadroll-Dumpling”) by Ralph Kratzer Bavaria – land of the dumplings…. the people there rightly claim the creation of the very tasty… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – Bavarian Recipes: “Kasspatzen” (“cheese sparrows”)

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – TFR Bavarian Recipes: “Kasspatzen” (“cheese sparrows”) by Ralph Kratzer The starting point of this very popular and savoury speciality lies in the Allgäu, a beautiful landscape… Continue reading

TRNC – Chef’s Choice – Vegetable Curry

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Chef’s Choice Vegetable Curry By Chef * 1 large onion, peeled and sliced * 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped * Small piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped * 1 green pepper, sliced… Continue reading

TRNC – Chef’s Choice – Imam Bayildi – Stuffed Eggplants

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Chef’s Choice Imam Bayildi, an important and well known classical Turkish dish By Chef (One for the Veggies) Vegeterian Stuffed Eggplants. It is very popular in Turkey, and a must to taste this… Continue reading