Easy Does it # 39 – “Tuna Salad”

: Pls don´t miss the link at the bottom of this page for a truly “different” cooking tutorial …… : : : : This salad is probably ? the first “Main Course Salad” that ever hit a restaurant table, way back then. In the meantime, it has been re-invented/improved a million times, with the ingredients […]

A Sad And Unfortunate Temporary Break For Bella, Myself And ChefsOpinion – (Slowly Getting Better)……

> Dear Friends, I am happy to be back, able to post and enjoying to cook, eat and share my humble cuisine with you. From 9/13th to 10/13th I spent a wonderful month in Germany and Spain, visiting friends and family and having a great time eating and drinking in the company of much-missed friends, […]

Tuna Steak Poached In Olive Oil

> My friend Peter came over for lunch today. Usually, he is a big fan of down to earth home cooking, never getting enough meatloaf, pasta, potatoes, stews, pigs feet, tripe, and other offal. However, right now he is on a strict diet, so he asked me to prepare something gluten-free, starch-free and sugar-free. This tuna […]

Grilled Tuna Steak, Garlic Confit With Black Olives And Greens In Raspberry Vinaigrette

< Fresh grilled tuna steak might seem a tad old-fashioned these day’s, but when it is so yummy, who cares ? 🙂 This dish, and the memories it evoked, mentally transported me back to the shores of the Mediterranean, where this would be a traditional, light lunch – a few, simple but fresh and fragrantly seasoned ingredients, enjoyed […]

Old Fashioned Hoisin Glazed Grilled Tuna Steak

> > If  you wonder why I call this dish “old fashioned”, the answer is simple: “It is fully cooked but still juicy”, which is undoubtedly one of the most difficult things to master in good cooking and unfortunately a part of our craft lost to the majority of today’s cooks/ chefs. In order to […]

Capon Tacos

: : : I believe, nowadays most everybody is familiar with chicken tacos. These here beauties are essentially the same, except that the chicken has been replaced with the much more succulent and tasty capon. : What Is a Capon ? . Excerpt of an article by Danilo Alfaro on “thespruceEats” . “A capon is […]

“The Ultimate Mushroom Sandwich” – Sauteed Rock Oyster Mushrooms With Grape-Tomatoes & Peppers, Goat Cheese Spread With Sun-Dried Tomatoes, And Fried Onions, Tsatsiki, Cilantro, And Arugula On Greek Bread

: : : Since I have moved from the US back to Germany a few months ago, I have re-discovered many food-items from my youth in Germany, which I had not seen for many decades. One of them is this Greek bread (Prosimi), which, way back then, our neighbor in Gechingen offered to us kids often. […]

German Veal-Burger with Garlic/Herb Butter, Gnocchi, Peppers & Onions

: : : I have made dozens, maybe even hundreds, of honest attempts to love the American Burger – unfortunately, most of the time, my honest attempts have failed miserably. 😦 This includes restaurants of all price points, even when, because of its simple nature, most burgers are consumed in simple joints. (I don´t want […]

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 ! : […]

Steak Salad # 2153

: : : While I crave for steak at least once or twice a week, I can´t say the same for salad, although I absolutely love a good salad. However, STEAK SALAD (or SEAFOOD SALAD)  I can happily eat daily. Of course, the meat/seafood must be combined intelligently with ingredients which enhance the dish, not […]