“Baba Ghanoush” Tart

Thanksgiving is just brimming with so many sweet pies and tarts. Pumpkin, apple, pecan,¬† and rhubarb pies have all dominated our Thanksgiving dessert table for many years. However, as more and more family members have been diagnosed¬† with diabetes or weight issues, I thought why not make a rich, satisfying tart without all of that…… Continue reading “Baba Ghanoush” Tart

My latest video: a Cheesecake in time for Christmas and New Years!

During this festive time of year it’s always fun to surprise friends and family with something new. Don’t believe Christmas is festive? Mariah Carey would have to disagree: I love adding a new twist on an old favorite, like cheescake! Back in April I first posted my recipe for Lemon Labnah Cheesecake with Ginger Almond…… Continue reading My latest video: a Cheesecake in time for Christmas and New Years!

Lemon Lebneh cheesecake with Almond Ginger Crust

Lebneh is an Arabic breakfast staple, a creamy dip that is a cross between cream cheese and Greek yogurt. This dip is traditionally served with olive oil and pita bread for breakfast, but there are so many other uses for this rockstar dip! I came up with this recipe when I was expecting company and…… Continue reading Lemon Lebneh cheesecake with Almond Ginger Crust

Almond crusted fish….and other Spanish adventures

Ever since I started getting my fish from local, community supported fisherman (see my previous post) I feel like I am getting seriously spoiled. For the past two months I think I have tasted the finest fish ever, from a delicate petrale sole, to a meaty rockfish, to ultra fresh salmon. I love using this…… Continue reading Almond crusted fish….and other Spanish adventures