Cooking with JPost: Best grilled sandwich ever

Chef Yochanan shows you the secret to cooking a simple, flavor-filled grilled cheese sandwich; so delicious, so easy!

July 9, 2014 15:24
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Chef Yochanan Lambiase shares the secret to cooking a simple grilled cheese sandwich recipe, especially useful for those on the go. Follow these easy instructions to make an impressive and tasty sandwich, likely to impress your hungry friends and family in a jiffy. 

So delicious. So easy.

What you will need:

  • Your choice of bread (recommended: whole wheat pita)
  • Finely sliced goat's mozzarella cheese, red onions and tomato
  • Roasted red pepper - skinless and sliced
  • Pesto
  • Ground pepper
  • Butter

STEP 1: Butter it up

Generously butter the griddle on both side.

STEP 2: Pack it on

Place bottom slice of bread on griddle. Pile on cheese, onions, tomato and pepper fillings. Top off with second slice of bread.

STEP 3: Cook it down

Gently close griddle and let cook for about 7-8 minutes until bread becomes crispy and golden-brown. The cheese should be gooey and melted.


Chef Chef Yochanan Lambiase heralds from five generations of chefs from Southern Italy. He trained under some of the most famous Michelin Star Chefs in the world. He was the founder of the Jerusalem Culinary Institute Chef Yochanan appears regularly on radio and television as well as contributing cooking articles. Now, through the videos of cooking with, Chef Yochanan will guide you through a tantalizing and trendy gourmet kosher experience Contact Chef Yochanan at for information about his exciting culinary and wine tasting tours, cooking classes, culinary happenings and out of the box culinary events. 

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