potato latkas
coffee cake
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Almond Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

This coffee cake could be breakfast tomorrow! Lemon, cinnamon and almonds: Outrageous match! This coffee cake is a wonderful brunch choice, as it has the look and texture of a yeasted pastry, thanks to the yogurt. And it has a fun cinnamon swirl…
pasta tuna sauce
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Pasta Tuna Sauce Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Pasta Tuna Sauce: as funky as it gets! If it is true that opposites attract, no dish would bear this out better than this Pasta Tuna Sauce with Fennel. Tuna  and Fennel: yum! Besides, my pasta with tuna sauce is a whole new and fun way…
cauliflower pasta
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Roasted Cauliflower Pasta. Gluten-Free Friendly

Cauliflower pasta: Yum! You will love the robust flavor of  cauliflower, and the roasting intensifies the flavors even further.  I use frozen cauliflower, as it is already cut, cleaned, and every bit as delicious and nutritious as fresh…
mocca oatmeal cake
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Mocca Oatmeal Cake with Chocolate Icing Recipe

Oatmeal Cake: Oatmeal anytime! If you thought oatmeal was just breakfast, try oats in this fantastic oatmeal cake. Dessert doesn't get healthier than this! I adore everything oats: The flavor, the texture, the ease of preparation, the…
irish soda bread
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Irish Soda Bread Recipe. Quick Breads

Irish Soda Bread is ready in a snap. Like all quick breads, it has all the deliciousness of yeasted breads, without yeast, kneading or rising time. Perfect for brunch. I'm big on quick breads, take a look on my blog! Here's just one of them:…
whole grain baking
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Secrets of Good Whole Grain Baking with Recipes

Whole Grain Baking: Ain't nothing like it! Whole grain baking, bread and all baked goods, will reconcile you with all those uninspiring bread loaves displayed at your local supermarket or commercial bakery. I use spelt flour for all my baked…
spaghetti and meatballs
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Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe: Gluten-Free Friendly

Spaghetti and meatballs in my house is always associated with a whole outing: Sort of like Dinner and a Show. Party food and comfort food all rolled into one. We all used to pile into my mother-in-law’s small apartment for her famous spaghetti…
plum tart
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Plum Tart Recipe. Apple Tart Variation

For this beautiful plum tart, I have my mother to thank. She provided the inspiration. Another wonderful thing is, my plum tart wears another hat: its close cousin, Apple tart: one and the same recipe. When it comes to baking (and cooking)…
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Anise and Sesame Galettes Recipe

Galettes: My sister Lea's are the best Even my mother agrees! And that is saying a lot. Galettes are a staple at my house in Morocco, and still are at my mother's house, where all children clamor for them, calling them Maman Biscuit (they…
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Cheddar Dill Scones Recipe

Cheddar Dill Scones will be your new breakfast fav! I guarantee it! Whipped up in minutes, ethereally light, and delicious enough to serve for brunch or a light lunch. Dill and cheddar are natural partners. I beg you please use freshly grated…
carrot cake
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Carrot Cake: Our Award Winning Recipe

Carrot Cake: Our award winning Recipe: Me, my sister Lea and my husband Maurice.  Circa 1979, selling our famous carrot cake at a Central Park Fair. We sliced until we dropped. Our Post-Woodstock Pre-Chassidic days. You like? I remember cutting…