Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

By Angelika Hanna It is September 2nd. Late summer and the main harvest season in Ontario. This is the season when the farmers’ markets burst with locally grown vegetables. The grocery stores are filled with bushels of Roma tomatoes for a fair price. Of course, one has to take advantage of this season. This recipe… Continue reading Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

Strawberry-Lettuce-Goat Cheese Salad

By Angelika Hanna I had postponed to make this recipe for a while. When I heard of it in the beginning of this summer, my initial, spontaneous thought was: ‘This sounds interesting, I’m gonna try this’. But then, every time I went shopping at the grocery store, I felt rather hesitant about buying the goat… Continue reading Strawberry-Lettuce-Goat Cheese Salad

Rice & Ground Beef-Stuffed Multi-Colored Peppers

By Angelika Hanna This dish has not only been delicious but also fun to prepare. I find stuffing fresh veggies is an enjoyable part of cooking during the summer season. Recipe: Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 1 hr 15 min Total Time: 1 hr 30 min Yield: 4 servings Cuisine: North American/Canadian/Italian Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients:… Continue reading Rice & Ground Beef-Stuffed Multi-Colored Peppers

Classic Bruschetta

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 10 min Resting Time: 10 min Total Time: 20 min Yield: 1 bowl serving size Cuisine: Italian; Vegan World Cuisine Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 2 big tomatoes, diced – I used the beefsteak 1/4 cup red onion, diced 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped 2 tsp olive oil… Continue reading Classic Bruschetta

Mixed Spinach Salad

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 10 min Cuisine: Vegetarian World Cuisine Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: Spinach, coarsely chopped Tomato, diced English cucumber, diced Celery stalk, sliced Red onion, chopped Feta cheese, diced Kalamata olives For the Dressing: Freshly pressed lemon juice Extra virgin cold-pressed olive oil Fresh ground black pepper, to taste Kosher… Continue reading Mixed Spinach Salad