Hashwa-Arabic Style Dressing for your Thanksgiving Feast!

Let’s face reality – Thanksgiving is not the ideal time to go low carb. The holidays are the ideal time to put away the protein shakes, the sprouted tortillas and the egg-white omelets and celebrate togetherness by reveling in some luxurious carbohydrates. My mother is known for putting everyone out into a sleepy stupor after… Continue reading Hashwa-Arabic Style Dressing for your Thanksgiving Feast!

My Latest Mini Documentary on the Lebanese Festival

If I want to submerge myself into a different culture without getting a plane ticket I just hit my local ethnic food festival. I feel so grateful to live in the San Francisco Bay Area where these food festivals abound–from Greek and Filipino to Polish and Portuguese. One of my favorites is the Lebanese Festival in… Continue reading My Latest Mini Documentary on the Lebanese Festival

KENAFA WARS!

If this whole planet were to implode tomorrow and I had the time to eat my favorite food before that happens, I would find or make kanafeh and wolf the whole platter down. Or,  if you asked me what  you should include in your bucket list of 10 things to try before you die I would also… Continue reading KENAFA WARS!