1. Chef Pasquale was known as the singing chef, he studied opera and was born in Calabria. His cooking show aired in the Toronto area since the 70’s.
2. Wok with Yan, I watched him after school in the 80’s, he was so funny. You can catch some on YouTube now.
3. Giada DeLaurentis is young and cute celebrity from the food network cooking show Everyday Italian.
4. Emeril Lagasse is one of the best personalities on the food network and his combination of heritage French Canadian and Portuguese growing up Mass. and later working in New Orleans his cuisine is quite original.
5. Jamie Oliver is got so much passion, he wants people to eat real food and be healthy, he specializes in Italian cuisine. I love his cooking show ministry of food, food revolution and Jamie’s great escapes.
6. Ellie Kreiger is a registered dietitian, nutritionist and a former model. Her cooking show is called Healthy Appetite.
7. Christine Cushing is Greek Canadian and I own one of her cookbooks of which is personally signed.
8. Nadia G. has a show called Bitchin Kitcken, she’s really funny, very pretty and can really cook from Montreal.
9. Laura Vitale is an online cooking show call Laura in the Kitchen, she reminds me of someone I know and she has some great ideas for Italian American cooking.
10. Ching He Huang is a Taiwanese-born British food writer and TV chef. I think she’s beautiful and her easy asian recipes are awesome.
11. Diane Kochilas is a Greek American chef and food writer based in Ikaria Greece, she has written more than a dozen books on Greek and Mediterranean cuisine.
These were awesome!!
3 large russet potatoes
3 large sweet potatoes (yams)
1 tbls ground turmeric
1 tsp sea salt
Ground black pepper to taste
2 garlic cloves smashed
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
Wash and scrub potatoes well, cut all potatoes in half lengthwise and then again cut the halves in half lengthwise, cut the quartered potatoes again if potatoes were really big, you should be able to get at least eight wedges out of one potato. In a very large bowl add the olive oil, salt, turmeric, cracked black pepper and smashed garlic cloves, mix well to flavour the oil. Preheat oven to 400. Toss the cut potato wedges in the bowl of turmeric flavoured olive oil. Make sure to mix well so that all the potatoes are coated in oil mixture, spread potato wedges on two cookie sheets and bake in oven for 30-40 minutes or until they are…
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I will attempt to blog every food I will eat this entire week, I shooting for 100 different foods in 7 days. Salt and pepper and some herbs I think I may leave out, water will be left out also. I am not going to try and change my diet to try and achieve this, I’m just trying to list a diary of the regular variety of foods that I eat in a regular week.
Monday August 12, 2013.
Digestive crackers with peanut butter, rice cake with mozzarella cheese slice for midnight snack. Morning whole wheat toast with almond butter.
Coffee and banana snack. Lunch; chicken breast stuffed with pesto and feta, kale chips, Briami; which is a vegetable medley, tomatoes, zucchini, sweet potato, zucchini squash, eggplant, garlic, shallots and plenty of olive oil. Granola bar for afternoon snack. Briami again and French fries for dinner. Second dinner after soccer, homemade chilli with ground turkey, tomato, hot peppers, pita bread, feta cheese, finished Ellie’s ice cream.
Tuesday: peach, peanut butter on whole wheat toast, snack was a fig and a banana with coffee. Lunch more Briami with feta, chicken and pesto leftovers. Afternoon snack sunflower seeds, two ladyfingers and coffee.
Dinner; black eye beans, pizza pita with homemade pesto, tomato, garlic, zucchini from Briami, bocconcini cheese, mozzarella, and sardines on second pita pizza, pistachios, munchies chips.
Wednesday: breakfast orange juice and toast with almond butter. Coffee and ladyfingers. Banana snack. Lunch Briami with sardines and feta, sunflower seeds, coffee, toffee candy. Dinner pasta noodles topped with black eye beans, tomato sauce, olive oil and mozzarella. Late snack pistachios, Greek mountain tea.
Thursday: toast with almond butter breakfast, banana snack coffee, lunch pasta with beans and parmisano cheese. Before soccer snack, toast with peanut butter. Dinner after soccer olives, tomatoes, feta, focaccia, beans and some Briami.
Friday: blueberry turnover, toast with almond butter, grapes, snack coffee, granola bar. Lunch: Greek salad feta, olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, celery leaves, garlic, balsamic vinegar, lemon, mescaline mix greens, fresh oregano, focaccia. Afternoon snack red grapes
Before soccer game: banana, granola bar. After soccer game: one beer, made pizza on focaccia, bocconcini cheese, sauce, oregano, cherry tomatoes, zucchini.
Toast peanut butter breakfast, orange juice, coaching soccer tournament, watermelon, camomile tea, tomatoes, cucumbers, focaccia, bell peppers, blueberry turnover, sunflower seeds, peach slices, dinner: chicken breast stuffed with feta, garlic and fresh dill, Greek salad feta, tomato from garden, cucumbers, carrot, oregano, celery leaves, salad greens, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and olive oil. Raspberry turnover.
Sunday: peanut butter on toast, raspberry turnover, boys tournament morning game: gadorade, birthday party for lunch time, fajitas; chicken, cheese, salsa, guacamole, bell peppers, bean salad, broccoli salad, pasta salad, Popsicle, juice, dinner; pasta with parm cheese, eggplant, zucchini, tomato sauce with macerel from a tin. Peach slices and grapes.
Well what do you think? I reached 103 different foods. Notice that, I had very little fast food (French fries) and no red meat. I like red meat but I only eat it about a couple times per month. I think I shall to this blog again in the winter ask do eat differently in winter like a true mederranean.