Sautéed  Chicken Thighs

> > > Sometimes when I think long enough about a certain dish, I can hardly wait to have it in front of me and to dig in. Many times, my craving is so strong that I just want to have that particular item, with no “distraction” from side dishes, sauce or condiments. Such was […]

Chicken Noodle Soup (Chicken Soup With Carrot-Noodles & Green Beans)

> > > Thanks to its ease of preparation and its wonderful taste and texture, chicken noodle soup in its never-ending varieties is one of the dishes I prepare at least once every week.  🙂 I remember the noodle soups from my youth, which had the same flaw as all other pasta dishes at the […]

Black Pepper & Soy Chicken Wings

X If you think one more post about chicken wings is redundant, I do understand you 🙂 Just move on, don’t get upset, bored or annoyed. I will see you at my next post……. However, realize this: You’ll miss a chance to look at one of the prettiest, tastiest, no-fuss to prepare chicken wings you […]

Chicken Döner Kebab

> > One of the first Exotic” dishes that had established itself in Germany after the mass-migration of millions of “Gastarbeiter” (Guest-Workers) from Italy, Turkey, Greece, and Yugoslavia in the 60’s, was the Turkish “Döner” (Doner Kebab). It was unlike any other dish we had seen before, a huge spear of layered meat and fat, slowly […]

Salad Of Endive & Chili Chicken

  > > This was such a pleasant salad to enjoy early in the day. The colors, flavors and lightness of its ingredients brightened the rest of my day and gave me a wonderful, guilt-free lunch. (I am still working on losing some of the many pounds I added while in Argentina. So far it’s […]

Chicken Tandoori/Naan Sandwich

> > > This tandoori chicken sandwich needed no simple or fancy condiment to elevate it. The chicken was very juicy, very tender and VERY tasty. Usually, I would serve this with raita, sliced onions, sliced tomato, sliced cucumber, a few spritz of fresh lime, plain yogurt, finely sliced cabbage slaw, or any other addition […]

Cantonese Soy Sauce Chicken ( See Yao Gai ) ( 酱油鸡 )

> > > If roast chicken is your favorite chicken dish, it’s probably because you never had the opportunity to taste this marvel of Chinese cuisine. Even if you did taste it, you most likely thought that this is way too complicated and difficult to prepare at home. Well, here comes ChefsOpinion to the rescue […]

Hoisin Chicken With Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta And Cherry Bomb Peppers

> > > First of all – calm down, don’t be scared, hold your horses, don’t panic ! Despite their vicious name, “cherry bomb peppers” (sometimes just called “cherry peppers”), are not very hot at all, registering at just 2500 to 5000 Scoville heat units (SHU). (Think jalapeno). They can be red, yellow or green […]

Plasas & Foo Foo (West African Chicken, Spinach, Tomato and Peanut Stew With Cassava)

< < > There is not much one can say about Plasas – essentially, it is a simple chicken stew. On the other hand, it is without a doubt one of the most delicious chicken dishes anywhere. Plasas will go well with any starch, but in my opinion, it goes especially well with this version of foo […]

Faux Chicken Biryani

> > It looks like biryani. It tastes like biryani. It smells like biryani. Alas, it’s not biryani. As usual when I cook for Bella and myself, a few days ago I cooked too much jasmin rice. The next day, my usual train of thought at first led me to either one of two leftover […]