Exotic Noodle Salad

Joan served this up to us on a beautiful summers day in New Zealand. Fresh and zingy, and very satisfying. It has become a favourite of ours during the brief British summers. Exotic Noodle Salad Joan Prentice Print Recipe Ingredients  8 pieces of Dried Mushrooms2 cloves garlic finely chopped1 tablespoon lemon grass finely chopped1 knob of ...

Honey Sesame Greens

Simple and effective side of vegetables with a hint of sesame. Honey Sesame Greens Print Recipe Ingredients  6 cups assorted vegetables2 tablespoons honey2 tablespoons spiced vinegar1 tablespoon oil2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds Instructions Cover vegetables and microwave 4 minutes on highMix honey, vinegar, oil and sesame seeds then microwave 1 min on highmix dressing with vegetables

Chicken in Orange Sauce

Chicken wrapped around capsicum (pepper) then served in an orange sauce. Serve with rice or pasta. Chicken in Orange Sauce Print Recipe Ingredients  4 chicken breast filletsSalt & pepper1/2 red capsicum red pepper, in thin stripsToothpicks2 tablespoons olive oil1/2 Cup Orange juice1 tablespoon lemon juice1/2 Cup white wine1 tablespoon soy sauce1 teaspoon sugarSalt & pepper1 tablespoon ...

Hebrew to English Translation of Fish Names 16

Israelis use completely different names for fish to those I’m used to so I thought a wee table would help.

Tunisian Sandwich

Yummy. A delight I picked up when eating at the Haviv household. Traditionally these are served in a Fricasse, i.e. fried bread, but the more health conscious serve inside a baguette or roll.  Tunisian Sandwich Marie Haviv Print Recipe Ingredients  French bread or FricasseeTuna in oilIsraeli salad Tomatoes, Cucumber, Onion, Capsicum, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, ...

Sugar Snap Peas with Tomatoes and Oregano

Sugar Snap Peas with Tomatoes and Oregano Print Recipe Ingredients  600 grams sugar snap peasOil1 small red Spanish onion finely chopped8 cherry tomatoes halved1 teaspoon sugar1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon water1 tablespoon fresh oregano chopped Instructions Steam sugar snap peas or microwavePlace on plateCook onion in oiled pan until softAdd tomatoes and sugar to panCook 2 minutes ...

Israeli Salad / Bulgarian Salad

Israeli Salad / Bulgarian Salad
Yummy. Israelis demand salad with every meal. This one is so common it is called an “Israeli Salad”. I really liked Vada’s; she used lots of tomatoes, cucumber and lemon juice and not much else. I don’t bother with croutons. Adding Feta turns an Israeli Salad into a Bulgarian Salad. Israeli Salad / Bulgarian Salad ...

Asian / Moroccan Chicken with Dried Fruit

A bit of an Asian / Moroccan mix that Galit wanted me to try.  Asian / Moroccan Chicken with Dried Fruit Asian / Moroccan chicken dish with an interesting combination of honey, soy, and spices. Print Recipe Ingredients  Ingredients for marinade1/2 cup olive oil2 tablespoons sesame oil1/4 cup balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons brown sugar3 tablespoons honey1/2 cup ...

Minestrone Soup

I adapted this from an Israel cookbook, translated from Hebrew. Then tweaked – as I do. The quantity is a meal for 6-8 people. The original recipe used dried beans, but I’m lazy, but not so lazy that I use bought stock – made my own. Minestrone Soup Steven Thomas Print Recipe Ingredients  2 tablespoons oil2 ...

Mascarpone and Tomato Sauce

Fantastic and so simple to make. When used with Gnocchi it serves about 3, in which case also serve with with Rocket Salad and fresh Bread.   Mascarpone and Tomato Sauce Steven Thomas and Galit Haviv-Thomas Print Recipe Ingredients  1 Tablespoon of butter or margarine1 garlic and parsley stock cube or fresh equivalent250 grams Mascarpone Italian ...