Tag: Mediterranean Cuisine

LEMON THYME DRESSING

Growing up in a Mediterranean home, we flavored things differently than everyone else I knew. When you’re a kid, for some reason, we are embarrassed to be different. Now, as an adult, I have discovered that the flavors I grew up with, are the best! Real stuff!! Salads, like most […]

CHOCOLATE DATE BALLS

Healthy desserts. Is there really such a thing? Yes!! Dates are deliciously sweet, nuts are wonderfully healthy, and a splash of chocolate is always good for whatever ails you. This Mediterranean style dessert has been around a very, long time, and will soon become your new favorite dessert to keep […]

MAC & CHEESE TURKEY ROLL

While soups and sandwiches make for traditional Thanksgiving leftovers, this Mac & Cheese Turkey Roll will fast replace the old tradition! Thanksgiving in a Bite, is what you are sure to say, as all the flavors of sage and onions, celery and roasted turkey are encased in a buttery crunchy […]

CHICKEN CACCIATORE

Sometimes our best dinner celebrations, are right in our own home! When an evening calls for a special occasion, I love to play “theatre”! Set the stage with ambiance, eye candy, and great food and wine. The evening can linger into the wee hours of the morning, which makes the […]

OLIVE BREAD

  Bread is a staple of life. But, what would we call it if we were to add an array of ingredients to our bread dough? A FEAST! I am delighted to share with you, one of my favorite things to eat. Olive Bread. Add a few bottles of wine, artisan […]

ZA’ATAR SPICE

  Spices are often the ingredient that gives everyday food items a distinct character. For instance, when we think of pumpkin pie, we think of a flavor very distinct to the pumpkin pie, a flavor we have come to know and love. But the flavor is not pumpkin at all. […]

SESAME CUSTARD PIE

Who dreams about recipes? Hah! Maybe only kooky artists like me. Well, last night I envisioned a delicious custard pie, flavored with tahini, which of course is simply a sesame seed paste. So… why not put sesame seed flour in the crust too? I grew up eating a dessert called […]