Palestinian Maqlouba-A Savory Layer “Cake” الفلسطينية

Alright my friends, many of you have asked for it. You got it. The MOTHER of all recipes….right here right now. Palestinian Maqlouba is like no other dish, a one pot meal with drama, artistic expression, and every food group melding into one flavorgasm. Maqlouba in Arabic means literally “upside down,” because this dish is… Continue reading Palestinian Maqlouba-A Savory Layer “Cake” الفلسطينية

Healthy Holiday Baking Hacks-Chocolate Zucchini Bread in 10 minutes!

Tis the time of year where the days don’t just run by, they literally sprint –with an ever expanding to-do list. The frenzy starts with decorating the home inside and out and planning out the Christmas cards to send to people all over the planet. I always get lazy with this one and just take a… Continue reading Healthy Holiday Baking Hacks-Chocolate Zucchini Bread in 10 minutes!

My New Cooking Classes in the San Francisco Bay Area!

I love Christmas, but not the landfill that surrounds it. I would much rather make homemade treats, or give gift certificates that support local business than buy “stuff” that ends up in the junk pile. If any of you have foodie friends, and want to give a gift of a culinary demonstration with a sampling… Continue reading My New Cooking Classes in the San Francisco Bay Area!

Vacation Vlog-And How to Maintain Your Weight While Indulging on a Cruise

I remember the spontaneous days in my twenties when I used  to set aside a little money from every paycheck to take a trip to a new country each year. Ever since I had children though I don’t travel nearly as much as I used to, and my trips end up being big rowdy  family… Continue reading Vacation Vlog-And How to Maintain Your Weight While Indulging on a Cruise

Give Feast in The Middle East to a loved one, and get a free gift for yourself!

Hello dear subscribers–I hope you are all doing great during this fast paced and busy time of year! As each year goes by, I get more wary about buying unnecessary stuff, collecting stuff and giving stuff, especially in an age when we need to be more green. I try to buy fair trade gifts to… Continue reading Give Feast in The Middle East to a loved one, and get a free gift for yourself!