When looking for a quick lunch, I usually opt to use chicken breast, as it cooks quickly, and absorbs flavors beautifully. Keeping some vacuum packed chicken breast in the fridge, or freezer, makes it very easy to use them in different ways anytime. Continue reading “Pan Fried Chicken Breast with Maple and Mustard”
Israeli couscous is actually a type of toasted pasta, and can be used in different ways, besides the most obvious one, which is to serve it as a starchy side dish. In the following recipe, I’ve used it as a base for a high protein colorful salad. The protein in the salad comes from the mix of tofu, chickpeas and Lupini beans. This combination of legumes and grain is highly nutritious, yet fairly light, compared to other proteins. Continue reading “High Protein Israeli Couscous Salad with Asparagus and Cherry tomatoes”
Lamb stew is one of my favorites, especially on cold days. As the weather is warming up, I opted for a lighter version in the following recipe, which is a complete meal in itself.
The dish doesn’t require many ingredients and is very easy to assemble. Once done with the initial cooking, the braising in the oven doesn’t require much attention. Continue reading “Lamb Stew with Eggplant, Cherry tomatoes and Potatoes”
The combination of eggplant and lamb meat is one of my favorites. In the recipe here, the patties are fried at the last minute and the dish is assembled just before serving. Continue reading “Eggplant Rolls with Lamb Patties and Roasted Tomatoes-Peppers sauce”
On a hot summer day, a fresh salad with some filling additions is all that is needed for lunch or dinner. This colorful salad is full of flavors and textures, and is the perfect example for such a dish. Continue reading “Romaine Lettuce Salad with Halloumi Cheese”
Eggs cooked with tomato sauce are known in many cuisines. In most recipes, the tomato sauce is heavily spiced and cooked for 15-20 minutes before the eggs are added. While very tasty, the dish can be quite heavy, especially if served for breakfast.
Here is a quicker, and in my humble opinion, fresher and tastier, version.
It’s hot outside, so I thought about preparing a nice quick salad that doesn’t require cooking, and yet is filling like a cooked dish. Caprese is exactly this kind of salad. Continue reading “Colorful variation on Caprese Salad”
Very few people don’t like Mac and Cheese, and yet, it’s sad to see so that many people still consider the commercial version an option. Homemade Mac and Cheese is actually quite easy to make and the result will always be so much better than any commercial type. Continue reading “Tri-Color Mac and Cheese with Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes and Prosciutto”