As I juiced my millionth pomegranate of the winter using the hand-cranked press that sits on our counter, it occurred to me: Who needs Campari when you’ve got fresh pomegranate juice? The fruit’s tannic, sweet-bitter taste stands in perfectly for the classic Italian aperitif, especially with a shake or two of bitters to steer the…
A galette is one of those desserts that looks impressive, but is actually pretty easy to make. And by making it vegan, you guarantee a treat for everyone!
Roasted beets and sweet potatoes are a wonderful combination in a hearty salad. Served slightly warm or at room temperature, this salad will liven any summertime buffet or picnic with its bold colors and delicious flavors. The Creamy Kale Sauce becomes a simple dressing with a few additional pantry ingredients.
Creamy Kale Sauce is my “mother sauce” for a variety of recipes. It is versatile and comes together easily in the food processor. Make it spicy by adding a pinch or two of cayenne pepper!
Homemade bean-based veggie burger recipes are easy to find online. This recipe is unique with its addition of chopped kale, which boosts nutrition and flavor! I like to double the recipe and freeze the baked burgers to have on hand for a quick lunch or light dinner.
Jewish practice of making jams and other fruit preserves have roots in Ashkenazi and Sephardic communities. Preserving the sweetness of the season allows for special jams to be served at brit milah and other happy occasions. “In the old days,” Claudia Roden writes, “large quantities were made during their season to last through the year.…
Socca is a crisp flatbread made of chickpea flour that’s popular in Nice, France. It’s usually savory and served as an appetizer with wine, but I like to enjoy it with sweet toppings, like chocolate spread and fruit. Note: Use organic ingredients whenever possible.
At least once a week, I mash chickpeas with some chopped herbs and a few glugs of high-quality extra-virgin olive oil for this simple lunchtime salad, inspired by a chunky hummus that I ate at SoHo House in Berlin a few summers ago. Note: Use organic ingredients whenever possible.
Each week, I make several batches of this silky homemade hummus to enjoy with carrot sticks at lunchtime or as an afternoon snack. Note: Use organic ingredients whenever possible.
Hilba (or hilbeh) is the Yemeni Arabic word for fenugreek as well as for the traditional spicy relish Yemenite Jews make from fenugreek seeds to add to soup and some dairy dishes or use as a dip with pita or lahouh, a spongy, fermented Yemenite pancake. Yemenite soup with hilba is comforting and delicious, as…