Category Archives: Lunch

Strawberry Lunch

The strawberries are so delicious right now.

During the colder months they look like strawberries … but that’s about it!! There’s no taste, no smell, sometimes no juice and usually an outrageous price!

But now, spring is here and the weather has warmed, all the fruits and vegetables are different: abundant, vibrantly colorful, delicious and full of aromas. Strawberries in their simplest form, washed, dried and eaten … yumm!

Lately I’ve been preparing a wonderfully easy, satisfying midday meal with them. I chop some berries up in a bowl, then macerate them using a wooden muddler, (more commonly used to break down mint and sugar in Mojitos!).

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Tilapia w feta tomato

Tomato and Feta Cheese Tilapia Bake

My niece, Alana, shared a wonderfully simple recipe for Shrimp with Tomato and Feta Cheese. It sounded delicious -- and great for a quick dinner with good presentation. However, having a kosher kitchen, it needed some modification. I'm used to switching things up; recipes are really just guidelines, with unlimited adaptions. I substituted the shrimp with tilapia, used a can of diced San Marzano tomatoes