Baked Grains Fusilli & Tomatoes & Eggplant

By Angelika Hanna This recipe is inspired by Ina Garten’s Baked Pasta with Tomatoes and Eggplant. I modified Ina’s recipe in that I left out the fennel bulb and seeds. Instead of the fennel bulb I added the zucchini. It turned out as a delicious choice of vegetables. Further, I replaced the regular pasta with… Continue reading Baked Grains Fusilli & Tomatoes & Eggplant

Chicken & Kimchi Ramen Soup

By Angelika Hanna It was years ago when I visited New York City that I had Ramen soup in a Japanese restaurant. Normally, I don’t cook Asian meals for various reasons. One of them is that I am not confident in cooking oriental meals. Another reason is that I have to purchase exotic ingredients which… Continue reading Chicken & Kimchi Ramen Soup

Beefy Eggplant Parmesan

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 85 min Total Time: 1 h 45 min Yield: 4-5 servings Cuisine: Italian-North American Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients 1/2 pound lean ground beef 1 medium eggplant, halved lengthwise, cut into 1/4 inch thick half moons Extra virgin cold pressed olive oil Dried oregano Kosher salt Freshly… Continue reading Beefy Eggplant Parmesan

Jamie Oliver’s Perfect Roast Chicken

By Angelika Hanna ‘There is something romantic about roasted chicken,’ stated celebrity cook Ina Garten in one of her interviews. And Prince Harry and Meghan confirmed Ina’s statement publicly before their wedding. The legend goes even further. It tells that girls who know how to make a tasty roasted chicken for their boyfriend or fiancee,… Continue reading Jamie Oliver’s Perfect Roast Chicken