Kofta Kebab & Freekeh Salad

Kofta Kebab & Freekeh Salad

Mom, wow. I wrote a cookbook. Modern Israeli Cooking. It’s always been a life goal of mine to write my own cookbook. I never thought it would happen so quickly. In about a year, I was approached by Page Street Publishing to write a book, I 

“Bacon” ‘n’ Eggs Oatmeal

“Bacon” ‘n’ Eggs Oatmeal

I’ve been thinking about his dish for a very long time and finally got the chance to make it. Worth the wait. The bacon is made from chicken skin that I slowly crisped up in the oven with a sprinkle of paprika and pepper. Once 

Roasted Tomato & Wild Rice Soup

Roasted Tomato & Wild Rice Soup

I ate a bagel with cream cheese and Lay’s Salt & Vinegar Chips for lunch every day during my sophomore year of high school. The lunch lady, a larger woman with a thick Jersey accent, never asked for my order since it was so consistent. She 

Winter Chicken & Kale Salad

Winter Chicken & Kale Salad

Here come the talks of detox… *eyeroll*. I’ve given up on making new years resolutions. But for all of you brave souls that will start the year eating healthier and working out, here is a great, and well balanced, winter salad recipe. Make extra and 

Cholent Cassoulet

Cholent Cassoulet

I thought there was a good Usher “My Way – Cassoulet” joke here… but there’s not. After a very long thanksgiving weekend full of friends, food, music, dirty pantry bits, and drinking, I’ve decided that this incredibly hearty meal will help mend my soul. It’s 

Lemony Chicken & Rice Soup

Lemony Chicken & Rice Soup

  The Greeks call it Avgolemono. It’s a rich lemon and chicken soup with rice thickened with eggs. No cream or dairy at all yet it’s unbelievably creamy and smooth. Said to cure all illnesses, I just find it incredibly tasty. Sephardic Jews call it Agristada 

Dad’s Chicken Curry

Dad’s Chicken Curry

     There are certain things I remember my mom making: schnitzel and rice, beef and green beans, matbucha, bolognese, batata sofrito (chicken & potatoes), chamin, etc. And then there are the things I remember my dad making: spaghetti with garlic, spicy schug eggs, steak 

Israeli Farro Salad

Israeli Farro Salad

This recipe brings me home. No matter what we were eating, no matter what time of day it was, we would always have an israeli salad to accompany our food. It consisted of cucumbers, tomatoes, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Normally, Israeli salads 

Asian Beef Bowl

Asian Beef Bowl

  I love Chinese food. I love Chinese food even more when it’s 3AM and I’m sitting with twelve of my friends at New Sky. It’s been so long. 1:45AM – Toronto bars yell out for last call. 1:58 AM – Order shots of something gross for you 

Mexican Turkey & Bean Quinoa Bowl

Mexican Turkey & Bean Quinoa Bowl

  Mexican Turkey & Bean Quinoa Bowl with quick pickled corn & onions makes 4 bowls   For the Quick Pickled Corn & Onion: 1 can (8.5 oz) whole kernel corn 1/4 bulb red onion, sliced thinly 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp sugar