Cooking with Jpost: Scrumptious shakshuka

Chef Yochanan shows you how easy it is to make the delicious Israeli breakfast treat.

Cooking with Jpost - Shakshuka (photo credit: Courtesy)
Cooking with Jpost - Shakshuka
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Shakshuka is a dish of eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, and onions, often spiced with cumin. Check out Chef Yochanan's simple guide and you'll be in shakshuka heaven in no time!
What you will need:
Olive oil
Non stick fry pan 
Half a chopped onion
Chopped garlic
Spicy chili peppers
Chopped tomatoes
Secret recipe tomato sauce (sweet paprika, tomato paste cumin, spices and "a lot of love")
Green onion (chopped)

Throw onion,garlic and peppers into piping hot pan and shake around. Throw in tomatoes

Add 2 table spoons of secret tomato sauce, then drop your eggs into the center of your pan. 
Throw in fresh basil, put on lid, turn down to medium heat for 5 minutes. Cooking time varies depending how you like your eggs.
Add coriander and chopped green onion to garnish your shakshuka. Other optional garnishes include fried eggplant, olives, tehina, cream cheese, roasted peppers with garlic. Enjoy your Jewish Israeli cuisine.

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 [email protected] for information about his exciting culinary and wine tasting tours, cooking classes, culinary happenings and out of the box culinary events.