TODAY AT “CHEZ BELLA” – Breaded Chicken Breast Cutlet (Paniertes Hühner Schnitzel)

: : : Any “Schnitzel”,  – Breaded Schnitzel, Paprika Schnitzel, Jäger Schnitzel, Rahm Schnitzel, Holsteiner Schnitzel, or which-ever Schnitzel comes to mind, served with Dumplings, Rustic Bread, Pasta, Potato Salad or Roast Potatoes, is pure comfort food for most Germans and Austrians. While it is super easy to prepare, it is also (like most simple […]

Schnitzel vom Schweinerücken „Zigeuner Art“

> >> > One of my first childhood memories involving food is about Schnitzel. When visiting a restaurant with my parents in my earliest years, more often than not at least one person of the family/group at the table ordered a schnitzel, sometimes everybody. There was a wide variety of schnitzel available, even in the most […]

Jägerschnitzel Vom Huhn Mit Pasta Und Schmelze – Chicken Cutlet Hunter Style

> > I just  have come across some debates about what constitutes a “true” Jägerschnitzel, so I’d like to put that to rest, right now, right here, with some authority on the subject (easy now !) 🙂 After all, I grew up  in Swabia in Southern Germany, where, during my youth, schnitzel were one of the […]

“Gechinger Schnitzel Weckle”

> > > I have  for some time pondered if and which dish I should dedicate to my hometown of Gechingen. After the process of eliminating one candidate after another for many different reasons, I finally concocted and decided on this dish, which for me encapsulates the essence of what I remember to be some […]

Paniertes Rinderschnitzel (Breaded Beef Cutlet With Pickled Onions)

> > Breaded  anything – can’t go wrong with that. Anything breaded topped with pickled onions – got a winner every time 🙂 > Bon Appetit !   Life is Good ! > > > > > > Preparation : To read instructions, hover over pictures To enlarge pictures and read instructions, click on pictures > > […]

Paniertes Rinderschnitzel Mit Sautiertem Spinat (Breaded Beef Cutlet With Spinach)

> > Bife à Milanesa  as it is called in Portugal, where Maria and I enjoyed this dish often. Beef and breading – what’s not to love ? I actually prefer to eat them cold the next day when the breading has that special taste and texture. But If you serve them as leftover, make […]

Jägerschnitzel Mit Nudeln Und Romaine (Hunter’s Schnitzel With Noodles And Romaine)

“ “ Today  was the first time in four year’s that something actually went my way, unconditionally and perfect. A feeling of relief not experienced for such a long time. To celebrate, I prepped for myself this comforting, traditional Swabian dish of Jägerschnitzel, something I grew up with and although simple and down to earth, still […]

Hans’ Delicious Tandoori Chicken

: : : : : : : : When I was a chef it was essential for me to teach my cooks, then later my students at Le Cordon Bleu, recipes of dishes which were as authentic to their classic origin as possible. Especially during my many years as a teacher and program chair at Le […]

Calamares Al Ajillo, Arroz Mexicana Y Frijoles Negro

: : : This was such a down to earth, yet wonderfully delicious meal. Well-prepared rice and beans are something I enjoy at least twice a week. But not just the simple black beans and white rice common here in the Caribbean, South America and South Florida, but many, many combinations of different rice and […]

My Trip To Germany And Spain

. Dear Friends, Here is a short report of my trip to Germany and Spain, which lasted from September 13th to October 13th. When I planned the trip, I made a huge mistake by not booking a direct flight to Cologne. The original plan was to fly to Munich, rent a car there and travel […]