Sautéed Veal Liver with Thai Chili-Vinegar Sauce, Sautéed Oyster Mushrooms, Scallions and Grape-Tomatoes & Potato-Cucumber Salad

: : : Ever since I moved back to Germany and I found out that the VEAL which I remember from my youth and my apprenticeship is still widely available in Germany, as well as in most other European countries, I buy veal at least once a week ( I love any part/cut of the […]

Salad Of Cracked Pepper -Dusted Chicken Liver Nuggets, Shredded Parmigiano Reggiano, Romaine, Mild Chillies And Red Onions

> > > The success of this dish hinges entirely on the proper preparation of the liver nuggets. They must be crisp on the outside, medium-rare to medium (depending on your preference) on the inside and spicy but not mouthburningly so. Seem’s easy enough, as long as you know how to handle VERY HOT fat. […]

Chicken Liver Congee

< “ Usually,  I have  congee  for breakfast, but today I just wanted a big bowl of this culinary marvel for lunch. It is one of the most satisfying dishes out there, as long as it is properly seasoned and has the ingredients you long for at the moment. As far as congee goes – […]

Sauteed Veal Liver “Hawaii”

> > Here  is how old I am: When I got to name a new dish and it has pineapple in it, the first thing that comes to mind is “ala Hawaii”, just like in the good old day’s when everything was more simple and less complicated. What can I say, old habits die hard […]

” Sauteed Chicken Liver’s On Romaine Lettuce ”

. . Tonight’s dinner, as dinner should be: Light, tasty. fresh, “offal laden”        🙂 Enjoyed it tremendously. Life is Good ! . .  . . 

TODAY AT “CHEZ BELLA” – Scrambled Eggs & Bread

: : : Aaahhhhh, never judge a book by its cover, nor a dish by it´s name ! 🙂 If you do, you might have just past by this wonderful little dish, never to know what culinary gem is lurking behind its unassuming name. Which cook in the World would sink so low and be […]

Cannellini Beans & Ravioli, Gratinated In Chilli/Tomato Cream

: : : Traditionally, in Southern Germany (Swabia and Bavaria), we serve our classic Ravioli (Maultaschen) in beef broth, with potato salad on the side. Then, if there are leftovers, we saute them the next day in butter with onions and eggs, accompanied by leaf salad. Since I moved back to Germany, I have Maultaschen […]

Breakfast of Champions # 73 – Schwäbisches Bauernfrühstück ( Swabian Farmers Breakfast )

: : : If you wonder what constitutes a “Farmers Breakfast”, the answer is simple – anything that farmers usually, or often, ate for breakfast. Keep in mind that in times past, this more often than not was food which did not have to be bought in stores (there was little or no cash, people […]

Pork Congee – (猪肉粥) – (Pork Porridge)

: . : : Click here for more  Pork  on  ChefsOpinion : Click here for more  Pig  on  ChefsOpinion : Click here for more  Congee  on  ChefsOpinion : : P.S. There is an extensive article about congee from around the world below the following pictures : : Bon Appétit !   Life is Good ! : […]

Braised Beef Neck In Merlot/Mushroom Sauce With Bread Dumpling (Geschmorter Rindernacken In Merlot/Champignon-Soße Und Semmelknödel)

> > > The texture of beef neck is absolutely stunning. I wish I’d be able to buy just a slab of the meat, without the bones. That would make the perfect goulash or braised roast. In the meantime, I’ll just have to make do with the neck bones and the meat on them. They […]