Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie. Frosty.
Italian sausages baked in simple tomato sauce tossed with fresh torn basil leaves.
Fresh, warm Italian bread with herb, garlic, and olive oil crust . . . bring on the pasta!
Eggplant-carrot cake at Le Pre Verre in Paris.
Poached eggs & feta over a stew of peppers, onions, garlic, and veggie ground meat. My vegetarian take on one of my father's Iraqi breakfast specialties -- Mecklemeh!
Roasted Red Potatoes with Garlic, Lemon and Mint
Blueberry Coffee Cake with hazelnut streusel - a pinch of anise, nutmeg and cloves added for an Italian flavor.
Perfectly roasted lamb from a roadside shack in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
Chicken Katsu Oyakodon
Girl Scout cookie inspired Samoa (M&M) Blondies
Chicken Katsu - a variation of Japanese tonkatsu, but with chicken, and baked!
Warming dish - savory mochi dumpling in chicken broth
Easy Strawberry Mango Smoothie
Homemade Hostess Cupcakes - they look just like the real thing, but taste even better!
Fava beans cooked with Artichoke hearts and olive oil... taste of summer...
Chickpea curry - hummus can wait but curry can't!
Ras Malai: The best Pakistani dessert yet... and a great way to use your leftover ricotta cheese!
Creamy chicken enchiladas with a bit of a kick.
Buttermilk Biscuits [recipe]
Golden, crisp and piping hot. Roast potatoes are the ultimate comfort food.
Great way to get your kids to eat more beans, is to make it a dip! This is pinto bean dip.
Sausage & Red Lentil Soup - quick 'n spicy.
Rhubarb Crostata with Jasmine Whipped Cream
Scallops with a Fava Bean Puree: A refreshing and easy to make dish for spring
Roasted Squash and Red Pepper Soup - with the warmth of ginger and spice.
Nigella's quadruple chocolate loaf cake.
Fresh apricot upside-down cake
Grilled Chili & Soy Marinated Prawns/Shrimp - Prepare to get down and dirty with your food.
An easy, beautiful and healthy dish: breakfast quinoa with bananas, coconut, nuts and dried fruit.
Shrimp Rolls! A quick and easy meal for a warm summer evening.
Lemony Penne with Arugula and Chicken
Delicious vegetarian black bean burgers -- flavored to suit your mood, and svelte!
Asparagus and Gruyere Tart
My harissa and asparagus pizza on honey paprika dough. Delicious!