choucroute
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French Choucroute Garnie Recipe. Gluten-Free

Choucroute It is the national Alsatian dish, a huge favorite in bistros and at tables devoted to traditional European Cuisine. It straddles French and German Cuisine frontiers, and merges them beautifully. Sauerkraut   Choucroute…
tomato fennel salmon
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Tomato Fennel Salmon Recipe. Pasta Variation

My Fennel Salmon was a huge hit! It was born of my perennial attempts to make my fans fall in love with fennel.Why is Fennel so hard to love this side of the Pond? We are making some inroads, I'm glad to report! I figured, I will camouflage…
pho
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Quick Pho Recipe. Gluten-Free

Pho is a popular Vietnamese noodle soup It includes broth, rice noodles, vegetables and meat. It has traveled beautifully, and has become a complete meal comfort food in many homes and restaurants around the world. It usually uses as…
Gluten-free banana bre
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Gluten-Free Banana Bread Recipe. Regular Variation

Gluten-Free Banana Bread My newborn: looks like I just hit a home run! It is perfect for breakfast, as it is minimally and naturally sweetened. Like a mini meal. It relies mostly on the natural sweetness of the bananas. I have just developed…
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Vegetable Chicken Tajine Recipe

This Vegetable Chicken Tajine stars two humble roots: Carrots and Turnips When combined, carrots and turnips make a wonderful pairing, the robust turnip playing off the carrot's natural sweetness. This contrast is further underscored by the…
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Black Bean Burgers Recipe. Vegan-Friendly. Gluten-free

Black Bean Burgers Mine are delicious, Vegan-Friendly AND Gluten-Free! If you are carb-conscious, you'll be happy to know my BBB are so satisfying, nourishing and filling you will enjoy them even sans bun, so as not to pile on too many carbs…
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Moroccan Quinoa Salad with Mint and Raisins Recipe

There are dozen ways to make a wonderful Quinoa Salad, all exciting and all healthy and delicious, and all gluten-free. Quinoa is the grain I use most often in salads, even in Tabouleh I am going with a decidedly Sephardi Quinoa Salad, with…
Crab kale salad
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Mock Crab Kale Salad with Peanuts Recipe.

“Crab” Kale Salad Mock crab and kale complement each other and make a fabulous match. Mock Crab Kale Salad is equally at home as a first course and a main course. And mock crab, also called kani, is such a fun ingredient. Mock crab…
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Crockpot Boneless Lamb Roast Tajine Recipe

Lamb roast is the stuff of dreams to me, and to my Moroccan landsmen. There are no holiday meals without a lamb dish: Lamb chops, lamb shanks or boneless shoulder lamb roast. Forgive this Moroccan a passing vanity: We Sephardis/Moroccans…
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Potato Salad Recipe. Main Course Variations

A Potato Salad Recipe? Seriously? What's the big deal about potato salad? And why even dignify such a mundane dish with a formal recipe? Why can't we just, ummm, dice some potatoes, slather them with mayo, throw in some seasonings and…
pasta bolognese
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Pasta Bolognese Recipe. Cabbage Noodles Variation

Pasta Bolognese: The lazy-but-health-minded cook's gastronomic dream actualized. Deconstructed Pasta and Meatballs. To parody Mark Twain, Pasta Bolognese and Sloppy Joe are nothing but spaghetti and meatballs with a college education. You…
sea bass
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Sea Bass in Sake Broth and Vegetables Recipe

The bad news is, sea bass is an expensive treat, but the good news is there is very little you need to do. Sea bass is the best. My dish here is Asian culinary minimalism at its best. The light cooking broth is incredibly flavorful and…