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Zucchini and Fennel Soup Recipe

Fennel Soup is pure seduction. Many Americans have yet to get turned on to fennel. Any chance I get to sneak in those veggies that are somewhat neglected in America, and beloved beyond, I am there: So for today, that will be Fennel! Fennel…
Makrod
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Makrod: Semolina Date Pastry Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Makrod is a great North African Dessert Classic. It showcases some of my absolute flavors: semolina, dates and honey. I have always rather neglected this wonderful treat because the traditional preparation requires frying, my nemesis. Frankly,…
Vegan chocolate mousse
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Vegan Chocolate Mousse Recipe. Gluten-Free

Chocolate Mousse The little black dress of the dessert repertoire, ready in no time and always makes you look your best! Ridiculously simple and incredibly delicious: I whip up this Vegan Chocolate Mousse in minutes. Who would believe my…
blackened chicken
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Blackened Chicken Breasts over Mixed Greens Recipe

This blackened chicken is ideally moist, so moist I only use chicken breasts for the whole dish, and end up with fork-tender blackened chicken. I beg you, no garlic powder. If for goodness only knows what reason, you don’t want to use fresh…
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Cold Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Roasted Peppers and Olives Recipe

Cold Pasta dishes are wonderful for summer and all buffet displays. And the best part is, beside for boiling the pasta, this cold pasta dish doesn't require any cooking. If you are watching your starch intake, or if you are simply, as I always…
black bean corn
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Seared Tuna with Black Bean Corn Salsa Recipe

Black bean corn salsa is dignified enough to provide a beautiful and nutritious bed for the seared tuna. Cash in on the great abundance of summer corn and tomatoes. Fresh corn please, it will make the whole difference and it is a snap to prepare. Make…
yogurt soup
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Cold Yogurt Fruit Soup Recipe. Dairy-Free

Cold Yogurt Fruit Soup The mixture of soy milk and citrus juice results in that curdled texture and tangy flavor we look for in yogurt and buttermilk. No Cooking whatsoever! Summer and hot kitchens, yikes, so no cooking is the best! Best…
almond olive oil cake
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Almond Olive Oil Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Olive Oil Cake This fantastic almond olive oil cake is one of my favorite cakes, and works perfectly on Passover. As much as I would like to make my life easier by minimizing Passover preparations, I have never had the heart to buy pre-made…
balsamic roasted chicken breasts
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Balsamic Roasted Chicken Breasts Recipe

You will never say your chicken breasts come out dry ever again. These chicken breasts are succulent and fork-tender. The marinating step is important here, so please do not skip it, the reward is a fabulous dish. Smile: My balsamic-roasted…
Beef Tajine
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Moroccan Beef Tajine Lemon Oregano Sauce Recipe

Beef Tajine You wouldn't believe how easy my Moroccan beef tajine is to make. If my latest cookbook is endowed with so many wonderful recipes, you have my daughter Bella to thank almost as well as me: While I was writing this book, she would…
chicken soup
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Vegetable Chicken Soup Recipe. Matza Balls

Chicken Soup: The enduring classic. The ultimate comfort food. My family couldn't be without it. Chicken Soup for the Soul, for the Body, for the Mind, for Life! I am giving you here a vegetable chicken soup variation my mother lives on…
Moroccan Fish Soup Recipe
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Moroccan Fish Soup Recipe

Julia Child's Bouillabaisse, the perennial favorite, wears several hats, all quite becoming. My version of Moroccan Fish Soup omits the verboten shellfish, and has very pleasing Moroccan overtones (this Moroccan can't help it!) Some Seder…