Date stuffed cookie dough, of farina and Arab spices, shaped in a traditional wooden Ma’moul mold. A cookie known as Kaak bel Ajweh.
Tender chunks of beef simmered in a rich red wine sauce with layers of Mediterranean spices and herbs finished with a spelt roux.
Mediterranean Food is not a Diet, it is a way of life and a cuisine built on the healthiest ingredients in the world!
A classic tabbouleh recipe, refreshingly flavored with lots of parsley, herbs, lemon, garlic and tomatoes, made with cooked millet instead of bulgar wheat.
Tender grape leaves stuffed with lamb and rice or a vegan version of French lentils and barley are both a family classic.
Moroccan rice with dried fruit, cooked stove top with an exotic array of spices makes a great accompaniment to any meal.
A Mediterranean twist on an old Irish stew; goat meat, lots of roots, eggplant, mushrooms, spices and wine.
Caramelized pumpkin seeds, pumpkin seed oil, sweetened with dates makes it an autumn celebration must have.
Ground lamb and bulgur wheat meatballs stuffed with pine nuts, onions, sometimes chunks of lamb then either baked, sautéed or fried to perfection.
Classic Italian Pizzelle waffle cookies made in a traditional iron and often flavored with anise seed or liquor.
My Muffin Madness
In my family, I’ve always been known as the ‘Muffin Queen’. Out of necessity, I created muffins for breakfast, lunch, on the go snacks, sometimes dinner and a sweet yet healthyish treat for dessert!