Garlicky Mushroom Bruschetta

I have been wanting to make this dish for a while.  Finally I got the dried porcini mushroom which gives a great flavor to the bruschetta.  If you are in a hurry, this is one of those dishes that can be done within 10 minutes.  To save time, you can buy the sliced porabella mushroom….

Eggs and Tomatoes on Olive Toast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but many of us ignore this.  Most of the time we finish our breakfast with a cup of coffee or cereal.  Here is a healthy one you can make in just a couple of minutes.  Eggs are nutrient dense food with an excellent source of protein…

Skillet Veggies on French Loaf

Ingredients: 1 small zucchini 1 portabella mushroom 1 small red bell pepper 1 small onion 1-2 tablespoons olive oil pinch of salt Extra virgin olive oil for brushing bread Mozzarella cheese Garlic salt (optional) 2 pieces of six-inch long french loaf (I bought the normal size loaf and cut out 2 pieces each 6 inch) Method: Slit…

Quesadilla

Quesadilla is one of my favorite dishes. Quesadillas are normally corn or flour tortilla filled with veggies, meat and cheese and cooked on both sides until the cheese melts. You can use any vegetable combination you want in this dish. I like whole wheat since it is healthy. Also you can replace mozzarella cheese with…

Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a very simple dish to make.   It just starts with slices of baguette as a base and any toppings you wish.  Normally tomatoes are parboiled and peeled before making this dish. But when boiled and peeled, tomatoes have a tendency to become mushy and soggy.  So I thought of using fresh tomatoes with…

Sautéed Mushroom on Warm Toast

Ingredients 4 slices of whole wheat bread Extra virgin olive oil ½ lb Portabella mushroom 3-4 cloves garlic Flat leaf parsley Salt and pepper to taste Method Chop garlic into very small pieces Slice mushroom into thick slices Add olive oil to a skillet and when it’s hot add garlic and sauté for about 30…

Quick Watercress Sandwich

This is a very quick and easy sandwich.  Good for picnics and kids school lunchbox. Ingredients 2 hard boiled eggs 4 slices of whole wheat bread 2 teaspoons myonnaise ½ cup finely chopped watercress Salt and ground black pepper to taste Method Mash hard boiled eggs with the back of the spoon Mix mayonnaise and…