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...

Halva Cream Parfait

Halva cream is one of my pantry's secret weapons. You can spread it on a piece of bread, use it as a quick frosting, or even add it to shakes and s...

Tahini Shortbread Cookies

You might as well call these halva cookies, because once you add something sweet to tahini (like honey, sugar, maple, or silan), it tastes just lik...

Hummus & Pita

These simple recipes are perfect for making and enjoying hummus and pita at home. Ice water is the key to a great texture.

Masala-Spiced Veggie Bowl

Someone asked me the other day, “Samah, what do you eat to feed yourself? I mean, if you’re constantly cooking all day, do you just eat all your re...

Eggplant Carpaccio

Eggplant Carpaccio by Ezra Kedem

Beef Kefta

The word kefta usually refers to a meatball or patty. These can be made from various meats and sometimes even lentils and vegetables. They are ver...

Tahina Sauce & Israeli Coleslaw

This is a two-in-one recipe. First we make a tahina sauce, then use it with Coquelicot to dress cabbage to make a delicious twist on coleslaw.