Shalom Life | April 01, 2015

Shelly's Bruschetta

Escape the winter with this delicious summer appetizer

By: Shelly Arbib

Published: February 11th, 2011 in Culture » Food » Recipes

Shelly's Bruschetta

There are few dishes that capture the feeling and flavour of summer better than the bruschetta. Especially during these harsh winter days, the bruschetta with its ripe fresh tomatoes, garlic, cilantro and olive oil, makes for a delicious winter escape. The addition of green chilli pepers give this appetizer an extra kick.

Serves 4-6 people.

Ingredients:

  • 10 baguette slices, each cut 1 inch thick
  • 4 tbsp olive oil

For Salad Mixture:

  • 30-40 red cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
  • 1-2 green chilli peppers, chopped finely
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped finely
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp kosher salt

Preparation:

Into a salad bowl, add tomatoes, green chilli peppers, cilantro, garlic, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and mix. Set mixture aside. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a wide non stick pan, add 5 baguette slices and toast for 1-2 minutes on each side or until it gets golden colour. Repeat with olive oil and the rest of baguette slices. Note: if needed, add extra olive oil to the pan.

Set baguette slices on a flat serving platter and scoop mixture on top of each slice, including its sauce.

Here's Every Jew and Israel Joke Trevor Noah Has Made on Social Media Here's Every Jew and Israel Joke Trevor Noah Has Made on Social Media TrendingBuzzFeed's "11 Things Jewish Friends Just Get" Is Actually Pretty Jokes [VIDEO] BuzzFeed's "11 Things Jewish Friends Just Get" Is Actually Pretty Jokes [VIDEO] TrendingUJA’s Women’s Philanthropy Celebrates Launch of the Bathurst Street Kitchen Cookbook UJA’s Women’s Philanthropy Celebrates Launch of the Bathurst Street Kitchen Cookbook Trending
 

Shia LaBeouf Converting to Islam

April 01, 2015 | By Sy Berg
Shia LaBeouf Converting to Islam

The former Jew (and now former Christian) and his fiance Mia Goth are both joining the Muslim faith in anticipation of their wedding

Read More

New Evidence Reveals Anne Frank Didn't Die When We Thought She Did

March 31, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
New Evidence Reveals Anne Frank Didn't Die When We Thought She Did

Despite the world remembering the Frank sisters on March 31st, new evidence suggests that the girls passed away in February, and not two weeks before the liberation of their Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Read More

Martha Stewart Killed It At Justin Bieber’s Roast

March 31, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Martha Stewart Killed It At Justin Bieber’s Roast

The 73 year-old lifestyle mogul blew audiences away at the roast of Justin Bieber when she dominated the event with her quick wit and sharp tongue

Read More

JDC Offers Relief to Ukraine's Jews this Passover

March 31, 2015 | By Jeffrey F. Barken, JNS.org
JDC Offers Relief to Ukraine's Jews this Passover

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee will deliver nearly 48,000 free packages of matzah to Ukrainian Jews in need

Read More

Study: Israeli Women Believe Being A Female Breadwinner is "Unfeminine"

March 31, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Study: Israeli Women Believe Being A Female Breadwinner is "Unfeminine"

In a recent study at the University of Haifa, women admitted to working unpaid hours, and performing unpaid tasks, believing that asking for equal pay is seen to be as unfeminine

Read More

Wonderful Initiative Helps Over 100 Orphaned Boys Celebrate Bar Mitzvah Together

March 31, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Wonderful Initiative Helps Over 100 Orphaned Boys Celebrate Bar Mitzvah Together

Colel Chabad organization holds event at Western Wall and International Convention Center in Jerusalem

Read More

New Toronto Marketing Agency Finds the Most Influential Social Media Users to Effectively Market Your Brand

March 31, 2015 | By Sy Berg
New Toronto Marketing Agency Finds the Most Influential Social Media Users to Effectively Market Your Brand

Using a complex algorithm, The Leaders are able to recruit users with high rankings on social media, and utilize their influence to increase brand recognition for clients like Google and L'Oreal

Read More

5,000-Year-Old Beer-Making Pottery Discovered in Central Tel Aviv

March 31, 2015 | By Itay Blumenthal
5,000-Year-Old Beer-Making Pottery Discovered in Central Tel Aviv

Archaeologist: 'Tel Aviv has been city that never sleeps for thousands of years'

Read More

More Headlines