Going to Nobo Teaneck soon? Do not order: Trust Chef Josh!

Once in a while when I know the restaurant is great, and the chef perfectly knowledgeable and perfectly at home with his creations, I call the restaurant and tell the chef, make us what you like. I do give him some guidelines, such as, no frying; no starches as main course; watch the salt. That’s […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday September 26th. Rosh Hashanah Feast

As always, I intend to keep my cool when planning and cooking this wonderful meal, the healthy and uncomplicated way. All the recipes for this meal are excerpted from New Cookbook: The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple I’ll be demonstrating: Fish and corn chowder  Lamb shanks with rosemary wine sauce and […]

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Rosh Hashanah Menus and Recipes

Cooking up a storm for Rosh Hashana and beyond? I got you covered for the whole month of Tishrei, with no end of exciting dishes, including My Favorite Apple Recipes Although you will find my Rosh Hashanah menu and recipe selections quite eclectic, I confess I couldn’t resist drawing liberally from my Sephardi heritage to […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday September 19th: Opening Act Sephardi Style

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and you will hardly ever get a chance to start on a higher note than when offering one of the following sumptuous Sephardi first courses. Don’t worry, I am making sure you get dessert too, as long as we are working with all the […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday September 12th: Asian Feast. Gluten-Free

You may have trouble going back to ordering in a Chinese restaurant after you realize how superior homemade is, thanks to all the glorious  Asian flavors. We will never know why Chinese cookies are called Chinese, but we do know they are fabulous! I’ll be demonstrating: Mock Cab salad Hot and sour egg drop soup […]