Tahini Esquites

Esquites (es-key-tes) in a Mexican dish of toasted corn kernels, usually made with fresh corn here in the US. In this dish I swap out a few ingredi...

Garden Hummus

I have no idea why I don’t eat this daily. It’s probably my favorite hummus. I first gather all of my ingredients in a bowl to taste and adjust sea...

Rose Petal Tahini Ice Cream

I cook with my children on (almost) a daily basis. I believe that's what made my tiny kitchen the most special place on my children's mind. If you'...

Hummus Tahina

This simple and delicious dish of tahina sauce over hummus is a frequent breakfast food for me. Make sure to use high quality tahina and chickpeas ...

Hawayej Roasted Eggplant

This eggplant recipe is sure to become a classic in your home. You can serve it warm or cold, as a side dish or main course. Feel free to switch th...

Halvatashen

I grew up eating hamantaschen in Israel and they were always filled with poppy seeds. I love eating and making them. Even though I tasted many diff...

Radish and Kale Salad

Salt pulls a lot of the bitter and hot compounds from radishes and kale, taming them. Pair these two vegetables with creamy tahini, bright lemon, a...

Creamy Slaw with Labne-Tahini Dressing

In my version of a creamy slaw, labne and tahini replace the traditional mayonnaise. The labne has a tangy edge and the tahini a nutty richness tha...

Chili Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I love using different chili powders as a source of heat, but mainly because of their other characteristics such as fruit flavors, herbaceousness a...

Hamachi Crudo & Charred Eggplant

Fish crudo sounds fancy but all it is is sliced raw fish, lightly dressed with oil and citrus. In this recipe i served it with one of my favorite w...

Tahini Radish Salad

This is usually the time I see the last decent radishes around til after the summer. When I find nice ones I make this salad, which is perfect to k...

Msabbaha

This dish is so easy and delicious I could probably eat it every day, especially since it's so easy to add variety by changing the spices or ingred...