I’ve been eternally fond of Middle Eastern food ever since my hippie days of spreading hummus on honey-sweetened whole wheat pita bread topped with alfalfa sprouts. Once I discovered the cookbooks written by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, Anissa Helou and Claudia Roden, I realized that Middle Eastern cuisine is a spectacular world of vibrant…
Recipe contributed by Sip City. Summer’s almost here, and with it comes outdoor gatherings and celebrations. Beat the heat with this refreshing cocktail full of fresh fruit, herbs and Sip City’s The District switchel. This vinegar-and-ginger-based drink is full of all-natural ingredients and adds a new twist to this exciting cocktail.
On my first visit to Torino, Italy, I arrived in rabid pursuit of gianduja, a confection made from local hazelnuts ground with milk chocolate that is a specialty of the Piedmont region. I was also looking forward to having gianduja gelato at the source. Needless to say, I did not leave disappointed: every bakery, chocolate…
Recipe contributed by Janet Getz, who adds: Serve cold. Great with berries! Double or triple recipe to serve a larger group. If you cannot find silken tofu at local stores, Mori-Nu brand is available online. Photo and notes by Linda Wolpert.
Recipe contributed by Rabbi Bill Rudolph. Photo and notes by Linda Wolpert.
This smoothie was the last Mother’s Day gift I ever made for my mom. It’s bright and complex. Feel free to tinker with the amounts below to your liking. Add more ginger for more spice, more honey for more sweetness.
Recipe contributed by Lagusta Yearwood. Though it would be quite a feat to recreate her unique barks and bonbons at home, this no-bake recipe for chocolate clusters by Lagusta are super easy to make.
Some recipes are a total surprise. When my friend (and Once Upon a Chef right hand) Betsy Goldstein told me about this dish, I thought it seemed really odd. But I made it and before long I was texting her to say, “I’m home alone and in danger of eating this entire pan.” The top…
This dish encompasses many of the flavors I remember growing up with in Israel. I also remember experimenting with many of these ingredients when I began making meals for my family members starting when I was ten years old.
Fresh-squeezed orange juice highlights the flavor of golden cherry tomatoes and makes this soup taste like pure sunshine. It’s the sort of thing you can keep in the fridge in the summertime, eat three times a week and never tire of. And it’s good for you, too.