Jewish Bell Peppers Recipe
Sep29

Jewish Bell Peppers Recipe

A wonderful combination of tangy taste and crunchy texture, sweet bell peppers are the Christmas ornaments of the vegetable world with their beautifully shaped glossy exterior that comes in a wide array of vivid colors ranging from green, red, yellow, orange, purple, brown to black. Despite their varied palette, all are the same plant, known scientifically as Capsicum annuum. They are members of the nightshade family, which also...

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Champagne salad recipe
Aug21

Champagne salad recipe

The lightness of fruit matches the light flavors in champagne. Choose from apples, blackberries, cherries, citrus fruits, cranberries, melon or raspberries and serve them fresh as finger-foods. Or, fill phyllo pastry shells with fruit, a dab of mascarpone cheese or sour cream and brown sugar. To balance champagne’s acidity with contrasting salty flavor, wrap pears with a thin slice of ham or prosciutto or top apples with Swiss...

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Fried Pirozhki With Potatoes And Mushrooms
May31

Fried Pirozhki With Potatoes And Mushrooms

A common variety of pirozhki are baked stuffed buns made from dough and often glazed with egg to produce the common golden colour. They commonly contain meat (typically beef) or a vegetable filling (mashed potatoes, mushrooms, onions and egg, or cabbage). Pirozhki could also be stuffed with fish (e.g., salmon) or with an oatmeal filling mixed with meat or giblets. Sweet-based fillings could include stewed or fresh fruit (apples,...

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Baba Ganoush  Recipe
Apr24

Baba Ganoush Recipe

The Oxford English Dictionary defines “baba ganoush” as “a Middle Eastern (originally Lebanese) dish of puréed roasted aubergine, garlic, and tahini.” Often other ingredients are added, like mint, onions, and various spices. Now for the name. It comes from the Arabic phrase baba gannuj, in which baba can mean father or daddy (or an endearment), and gannuj can mean coquettish or pampered. The dish, the OED says, was named “perhaps with...

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Salmon Roll With Cream Cheese
Dec10

Salmon Roll With Cream Cheese

Smoked Salmon Recommended By The American Heart Association By now, everyone has heard that smoked salmon is a delicious addition to any meal But did you know all of the benefits of this fantastic fish? Whether smoked salmon has been hot or cold smoked or even cured, the healthy nutrients inside are priceless to the human body. Studies have shown that smoked salmon can help fight off coronary heart disease due to the Omega-3 oils it...

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Seaweed Appetizer
Nov06

Seaweed Appetizer

Seaweed–actually a complex form of algae–lives only in saltwater and is essential to the survival of all ocean life. It has also been harvested for centuries by many coastal peoples who use it for its health benefits and delightful culinary properties.Seaweed is part of many world cuisines. It’s well-known that in Japan, seaweed is used in soups and salads, as well as to wrap sushi. Seaweed, though, is used in...

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