Tag Archives: Feta

Panini; Greek salad – 24 July 2012

I decided to have a Greek salad to use up the feta I bought for… something. Anyway, this is from Mediterranean the Beautiful, which is a decent cookbook full of very nice photos. The recipe is below. I figured out … Continue reading

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Mixed herb pasta with red bell peppers and feta; white zucchini – 7 July 2012

I finally took over cooking, with D at a show today and expected to return home pretty worn out. I went to the Cheese Board this morning and bought some fresh mozzarella di bufala for a pizza in the near … Continue reading

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Dinner at Borobudur – 9 June 2012

D suggested, rather out of the blue, that we run into SF and have dinner at Borobudur, an Indonesian restaurant we had tried when in SF with D’s Dad P a couple of years ago. Arriving a half hour early … Continue reading

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Pizza with zucchini, feta, corn, and cilantro – 5 June 2012

Prepared this intermittently while watching the transit of Venus, which was considerably more important in the long run 🙂 I decided to go to the Cheese Board to get a good feta (Bulgarian) and also a Fontina Valle d’Aosta for … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce; roasted asparagus with feta – 6 April 2012

D went to the Bowl today and found a 99 cent bag of “use me now” tomatoes, so he made a tomato sauce for tonight. This is based on a Georgeanne Brennan recipe, and includes garlic and onions, fresh tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Bow-tie pasta with grilled eggplant, roasted red pepper, and Bulgarian feta – 2 March 2012

I had one roasted red pepper left over, so I decided to make an eggplant pasta. I bought a smallish globe eggplant a few days ago. I sliced this into about 1/2″ slices, brushed them with olive oil, in which … Continue reading

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Eggplant, red pepper and feta pizza with basil – 25 January 2012

I defrosted this crust in the morning by taking it out of the freezer, putting a little olive oil into a medium porcelain bowl, rubbing the frozen dough all over carefully with oil, and leaving it in the bowl, tightly … Continue reading

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Riccioli with grilled eggplant, tomatoes, and lots of other stuff; carrots – 12 January 2012

I had a lot of pieces that could have been put together into many different dinners. Finally what decided the matter was D’s leaning toward a Pizza Margherita for tomorrow night, which meant not an eggplant pizza, which left eggplant … Continue reading

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Personal whatever’s-there pizza; sautĂ©ed porcini with rosemary – 14 August 2011

There is much too much food around. I decided to make a pizza to use up some of the feta, but later noticed that there were also two small porcini that I had intended to use for lunch, until I … Continue reading

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Pizza with mushrooms, spinach, tomatolets, and feta – 2 August 2011

I found this pizza on the net, in a search for pizzas with feta. We are out of bread (-> pizza) and we have too much leftover feta (-> feta) from Saturday. It was a pretty good pizza. I started … Continue reading

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Pizza with tomatoes, feta, lemon, olives, capers, and anchovies – 17 July 2011

This was D’s idea. He suggested it while we were eating our pizza on the 15th – eliminate the cilantro and add capers, anchovies, and olives instead. So, I tried it. Sorry about the fuzzy photo… It was a good … Continue reading

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Pizza with tomato, feta, lemon, and cilantro – 15 July 2011

Yikes, is it the 15th of July already?? OK, I am cooking again so of course we had pizza. I made a new crust that is 1/4 whole wheat flour, and froze half the recipe. The rest was dinner. This … Continue reading

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Panini on Acme herb slab with roasted red peppers and Bulgarian feta; avocado salad – 20 June 2011

In this dinner, I used up the other two red peppers I had bought in an 89c/lb bag at the Bowl and roasted on the 17th. I made two of them into sauce for the grilled eggplant sandwiches that day, … Continue reading

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Pizza with grilled eggplant, roasted red pepper, and Bulgarian feta – 20 May 2011

I offered to make a pizza since we were out of bread. There was a 4″ or so chunk from the wide end of a medium globe eggplant in the fridge, so I decided to use that up. D was … Continue reading

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Pizza with grilled eggplant, roasted red pepper, and Bulgarian feta – 20 May 2011

I am filling in the occasional dinner when we run out of bread – always a pizza opportunity. We had maybe 4″ left from the fatter end of a medium globe eggplant that had been sitting in the fridge for … Continue reading

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Pizza with zucchini, corn, cilantro, and feta – 13 March 2011

We arranged that I would cook this pizza because we were about to run out of bread. We had some cilantro left over, in fact from the last time I made pizzas with cilantro, so I decided to do this … Continue reading

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Personal pizza with zucchini, feta, corn, and cilantro – 25 February 2011

Continuing on the “feta and cilantro” theme, I made this excellent recipe from the Cheese Board cookbook. It has one tiny zucchini in it, a couple T of canned (b/c it’s not summer) corn (Green Giant Niblets), tossed with red … Continue reading

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Personal Pizza with Romas, Feta, Corn, Lemon and Cilantro – 24 February 2011

I knew I could leave early enough to pay attention to a pizza today – even made a trip to the Bowl (in the rain – ok, just a little) before settling in. This is a Cheese Board recipe. This … Continue reading

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13 November 2010 – Radiatori with grilled eggplant and red pepper, feta, and onion; salad and tomato

Last night’s beautiful, long eggplant served for two dinners. The slices grilled with just olive oil on them (and a little salt) went into this pasta. I also grilled a big, beautiful red pepper today for this dinner. I started … Continue reading

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9 November 2010 – Pizza with Farmers’ Market tomatoes, feta, cilantro and lemon, with sourdough crust

OK, I cheated. I bought the dough at Cheese Board this after noon – a shade over 5/6 of a pound of it for this pizza. I also got Corsican feta there, but should have bought Bulgarian, which is more … Continue reading

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1 November 2010 – Zachary’s stuffed pizza with the students

As is typical, I forgot to photograph my dinner in this unusual circumstance. There was a casual dinner at school where we invited students, and our departmental assistant got Zachary’s stuffed pizza for the occasion. It was, of course, terrific. … Continue reading

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5 September 2010 – Greek salad and Rustic baguette

I asked D if he would prefer to have a Greek salad or chard pizza tonight, and he preferenced the salad, saying that he and R could take the leftovers to their show tomorrow for dinner (they are fed a … Continue reading

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17 July 2010 – Pizza with Tomatoes, feta, cilantro, corn and lemon

This is a variant of a Cheese Board recipe. The corn – cut off one cob  bought today at the Grand Lake Farmers’ Market in Oakland – is D’s idea. It’s a great addition! Nothing out of the ordinary: plain … Continue reading

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26 June 2010 – Riccioli with grilled eggplant and red peppers, and feta; avocado salad

I grilled these herbed eggplants on pizza night, cooking the entire, large eggplant at once, and planning ahead for this meal. I neglected to buy and grill extra red peppers, though, so had to get another for this dinner. I … Continue reading

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16 May 2010 – Skirt Steak with cilantro garlic sauce; roasted asparagus with feta

(Written the 27th:) For an easy dinner that we thought P would enjoy, we used two coordinated recipes from Gourmet of April 2004 that we have enjoyed before (rather often, together and separately): Skirt steak with cilantro garlic sauce, and … Continue reading

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