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Baklava Recipe

Although Baklava likely originated in Greece or Turkey, all Mediterranean cultures have adopted it and tweaked it to their own tastes. Baklava is a Mediterranean confection that sounds really decadent, loaded as it is with honey and nuts. The…
satsivi
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Georgian Satsivi Recipe

Satsivi is a delightful Georgian Classic. Satsivi is a cold chicken dish steeped in a rich walnut sauce. Walnuts are a staple of Georgian cooking, you will find them not just in Satsivi but in quite a few Georgian dishes. Satsivi is richer…
nut truffles
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Moroccan Spicy Nut Truffles Recipe

My Moroccan Nut Truffles are for nut lovers only: Sort of like the famous Pfeffernusse, Sephardi style.  Moroccan to be exact. Their trademark scent is cloves, lots of it. My nut truffles are perfect for Passover too, and gluten-free without…
waldorf salad
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Apple Endive Waldorf Salad Recipe. All Variations

Waldorf Salad, Waldorf always includes apples, celery, and nuts. Besides these three constant trademarks, there’s so much you can do with a Waldorf salad! You can even make a main-course Waldorf Salad Let’s start with my favorite, then…
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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe

You must try my Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread. I love the idea of quickbreads, whipped up at the drop of a hat, ready for guests and us on short notice, no kneading and no rising time. The added bonus is that they are only moderately sweet,…
zucchini bread
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Zucchini Bread Recipe. Quick Bread

This Zucchini Bread and all other quick breads and muffins are a snap to make: They get mixed by hand, and are ready at the drop of a hat. Zucchini bread is equally at home as dessert and as breakfast, being not too sweet and chock-full of…
pumpkin cake
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Pumpkin Cranberry Cake Recipe

Cranberry cake, Cranberry tart, Cranberry vinegar. Cranberry everything, when fresh cranberries pile up, right around now, on produce stalls, I pounce on them The perfect Thanksgiving and autumn treat! Which reminds me: Take a look at my…