Crispy Cauliflower, Capers, and Almonds

The caramelized flavor of cauliflower is addicting. Paired with crispy, briny fried capers, fresh herbs, crunchy toasted almond slivers, simple cau...

Seared Gefilte Fish Cakes

For a modern version of the classic gefilte fish, we adjusted some ingredients and gave them a nice sear. As part of the evolving Passover table (c...

Harira

Harira is a traditional Moroccan soup for breaking the Ramadan fast with something light but satisfying.  Full of flavors, hearty ingredients, and ...

Crispy Persian Vegetable Rice

If vegetable biryani and tahdig had a love child, it would be this crispy Persian Vegetable Rice. It’s a super festive side dish but I also like it...

Shabazi Fried Calamari

Crunchy and spiced with crispy slices of lemon, this calamari pairs well with cooling Harissa Honey yogurt sauce and sweet and tangy Pickled Green ...

Tahini and Herb Crostini

As an appetizer or light lunch with a salad, the tahini crostini is another way to celebrate great tahini, delicious whole grape jam, fresh herbs, ...

Pickled Grape and Endive Salad

A classic for all the right reasons with some extra items for even more flavor just in case you’ve been living your life on medium volume.  

Pickled Green Grapes

Take advantage of grape season with these flavorful pops of sweet and sour spiced goodness.  Make sure the use up the delicious liquid for vinaigre...

Lemon Merguez Rice

I've made a lot of one pot recipes with rice over the years. They are easy and tasty with the right spices, and I've adapted to using two pans, whi...

Spicy Saffron & Coriander Crusted Potatoes

Whole coriander and ajowan seeds toast along with the potatoes and offer great texture against the creamy saffron-infused potatoes.

Pickled Celery and Raisins

To balance the sweet flavors of the La Boîte Rosh Hashanah meal, the spiced pickled celery and raisins are a great condiment.  

Stovetop Chicken Paella

The rendered fat from browned chicken thighs seared in the pan before cooking the vegetables seasons every part of this paella. This recipe is ...