Recipes

Prune Bread

Fond of banana bread? Fruit and nut bread? Any and all bread lightly sweetened, mainly from the fruit used to make it? This is a different version that you will love. First, let me start

Egg-Free, Gluten-Free Brown Rice Pancakes

These brown rice pancakes are egg-free, gluten-free, enriched with flax seeds and most satisfying. The batter works great for waffles too. But making waffles means you will need a waffle maker but for pancakes, all

Gluten-Free Quinoa Flake Pancakes

Gluten-Free Quinoa Flake Pancakes

The first times are exciting but subsequent times can be as well with the right attitude Remember the first time you watched your mother make pancakes and the thrill you experienced from discovering that those

Roasted Carrot & Blood Orange Salad

I don’t think I’ve had blood oranges since I made a salad with it, and let me tell you, they are sweeter and redder than ever this year. And I’m afraid there are some beans

Espresso Mascarpone-Stuffed Dates

Espresso Mascarpone-Stuffed Dates

It all started with a craving for coffee combined with popular demand for a date recipe from both my husband and readers. I closed my eyes and imagined a coffee-flavored dessert and the first thing

Blood Orange, Radish and Dill Salad

Certain things are worth waiting for. Blood oranges are one of them. I love all varieties of orange so to me, blood oranges are like an already pretty woman wearing red lipstick for a special

Super Moist Gingerbread Muffins

Super Moist Gingerbread Muffins

When I moved to the US in 2001, I didn’t know what to think of American food. I didn’t know much about it and I liked burgers and banana split but knew there had to

Skhina

Skhina Recipe

Skhina means “hot” in Arabic and is the cholent/hamin (which also mean “hot”) of Moroccan Jews prepared for the Sabbath midday meal. It is typically cooked the day before in a public ferran, a Moroccan communal neighborhood wood-fired oven.  Ferrans