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chocolate hazelnut ice cream (gianduia gelato). I used hazelnut liqueur and whole milk, not cream -- it's like nutella ice cream, only better!
Spinach Fatayer: Middle Eastern triangle-shaped spinach pies
the secret to a greener pesto - works with all flavors. This one is Lemon Infused, Basil, Arugula Pesto
this is fattoush: a no-frill, vibrant Middle Eastern salad great for the summertime.
grilled kababs with a spicy tomato-based sauce on pita bread.
sheesh barak is a Middle Eastern ravioli-type pasta cooked in a refreshing yogurt sauce infused with garlic and mint.
Mussels prepared tapas style - perfect for a hot summer day (with plenty sangria, of course)
layered Middle Eastern dish topped with a refreshing cap of yogurt and garnished with toasted pine nuts
Bright flavors in this North African Chicken and Olives "Tajine" for A Taste of the Mediterranean
Molly's slow-roasted tomatoes - the culinary path to happiness.
pasta tossed in a refreshing yogurt sauce flavored with a touch of garlic and dried mint.
Traditional Middle Eastern Ma'moul cookies with date filling - dedicated to my grandfather.
I fried gnocchi, it was awesome!
Steak & Goat Cheese Crostini - perfect flavors to entertain with.
Greek pastitsio done alla Mediterranean
Kibbeh cooked in yogurt sauce and topped with dried mint for a refreshing Mediterranean taste.
Walnut tart shells filled with ginger-infused roasted pears and a chocolate ganache!
Middle Eastern variation of baklava - infused with orange blossom water.
garlic, honey & a wheel a brie - great cheese recipe for entertaining!
Middle Eastern stuffed grape leaves - a variation on the Greek and Turkish dolmas.
Turkish pudding you can make in a matter of minutes.
A fantastic cookie to give friends this holiday season - a Greek classic and a new favorite of mine!
Black Witch Hat Pumpkin Ravioli - keep these in mind for next years halloween!
A simple olive oil and balsamic vinegar dip for a special loaf of bread.
Brutti Ma Buoni - traditional Tuscan cookies that literally translated mean, Ugly But Good
Middle Eastern Grilled Cheese sandwich - something new for the grilled cheese aficionados!
fig and blue cheese pork!! A timeless classic flavor combo!
frothy Middle Eastern almond beverage called "sharab al loz" to celebrate 1 year of Olive Juice!
lately I've been craving nothing but Spanish tapas! These are champinones al ajillo - literally garlicky mushrooms (a classic!)
mayonnaise made from the fat in pancetta - an underused culinary gem!
Individual peach galettes made with fresh peaches from the farmer's market.
swordfish spedini, zesty tabbouleh salad and assorted olives - Mediterranean goodness all in one plate!
winter is inevitably around the corner - preserve your lemons to make hearty Moroccan tagines and stews all winter long!
Zabaglione over fresh summertime fruits. A fancy dessert that can be made in no time!
(called Sabayon in France)