Koftas are mildly spiced grilled patties quite often served on a wooden skewer. They are an ideal light lunch or tasty supper dish, can be served as a starter or part of a Mezze selection. Recipes for Koftas stretch from Greece and Turkey throughout the Middle East and South Asia.
Thread the meat and vegetables on the skewers. Place on a baking tray, drizzle with oil and season generously. Cook on barbecue or under a medium to high grill turning regularly for around ten minutes until cooked. There that is it the easiest recipe I will probably ever post.
My recipe for beer-brined pork chops has a crisp, fresh and spicy Mexican flavour which you could compliment by serving the finished chops with a tomato salsa, and crisp, dressed salad.
The burger or hamburger is believed to have evolved from a raw beef dish eaten by German immigrants in nineteenth century America. Hamburger style beef was a type of steak tartare and it easy to see how some of the garnishes of the modern burger, raw onion, gherkin evolved from that dish.