Category Archives: Quick Meals

Black Pepper Beef

This dish isn’t exactly like the traditional Chinese Black Pepper Beef with the stir fry onions and sometimes bell peppers.  At first glance, it appears to look more like the Vietnamese Bo Luc Lac (Shaking Beef) because the beef is cubed and not sliced and is served with a watercress salad.  It’s sort of a...

View full post »

Tomato and Basil Tilapia with Couscous

I love cooking Tilapia… it’s the easiest fish to prepare.  It’s good fried, grilled, baked, breaded… you just can’t go wrong.  Here’s a good and simple dish requiring few ingredients.  This was served with instant Israeli couscous. s

View full post »

The Big Flood Fish Sandwich

It was anything but a relaxing Saturday morning in our household as we woke up to a flooded house.  Inches of rain welcomed us first thing in the morning.  As the Matador went to work on removing furniture and drying the place up, I visited the local market for some fresh ingredients to make some...

View full post »