Showing posts from November 9, 2009

Dried Tomatoes

I hardly cannot believe that a bottle of good Sun-Dried Tomatoes cost around $5-$10. A good branded one cost even more.Despite the cost I always get myself a bottle as I'm nuts about these tomatoes drunken in oil and spices.These gives a nutty flavor to any pasta or any dish they paired up with.Just image those-sliced sun-dried tomatoes top with Chicken Pizza-hmmm divine!!The traditional old method of preparing these tomatoes very time consuming. Marinating and drying them under the torching sun is a hectic jobs which could take few days. Thanks to modern technology-within 3 hours you could get the first batch of sun-dried tomatoes..wait that's oven grilled tomatoes.I happen to get my hands on a batch of good juicy Roman tomatoes and decide to try making them at home instead of getting the stored ones. I can even add my own spicy to improve the taste that suit to my family's liking. A relatively small amount of sun-dried tomatoes gives a gourmet touch and a burst of flavo…

Grilled Sand-which with Avocado and Herbs Spread

Guess what I'm a great fan of having breads any time of the day since a kid. A easy and quick way to satisfy one's hunger in seconds of time.These bread doesn't have to be plain and toasted with butter or jam. We can create a huge platter of different variates of eye catching sandwiches.I have learned a few different types of spread from friends. With that in mind I made these yummy toasted wheat bread with avocado spread.

Grilled Sand-which with Avocado and Herbs Spread

Serving Size: Makes about 24 sandwhiches

For the spread:
2 ripe avocado
2tbsp sour cream
2tbsp olive oil
1 small tomatoes chopped finely
3/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
juice of a lemon
1tsp of any heard seasoning

Place all the ingredients in a food processor and mix until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.Transfer to a glass bowl,lay plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the spread to prevent a skin forming and keep refrigerated until ready to use. Try making the spread closer to serving t…