Why I hid Zucchini in Your Pancakes

When you hear the word pancakes, you might conjure up an image of a mile high buttermilk stack of fluffy goodness oozing with maple syrup. I love pancakes as much as the next person, but all the sugar makes me crash and burn hard. Instead of feeling energized, I get sleepy! I still don’t want…… Continue reading Why I hid Zucchini in Your Pancakes

Shakshouka– Eggs Turned Up Fancy Style for Mother’s Day or Any Day

“Good morning mamma here is your breakfast in bed!” I would say as a beaming 10 year old, presenting her breakfast onĀ one of her big silver trays . At that age I learned how to make scrambled eggs in olive oil, thinking that this was a totally normal thing to do in the United States.…… Continue reading Shakshouka– Eggs Turned Up Fancy Style for Mother’s Day or Any Day

Burbara–Middle Eastern Wheat Berry Porridge!

This isn’t your typical porridge… December marks one of my favorite food traditions in my family–the feast of Santa Barbara. Palestinian and Lebanese Christians celebrate this feast every year beginning on December 4 for Roman Catholics, and December 16th for Greek Orthodox Christians. They commemorate this holiday by making a sweet dish called Burbarah (the…… Continue reading Burbara–Middle Eastern Wheat Berry Porridge!