Appetizers

I’m loving Dorie Greenspan’s new book, Around My French Table. It’s a gorgeous book with the most mouthwatering recipes. My book was waiting for me at my doorstep when I got home today, I could not wait to open the box and go through the book! Dorie’s book has the most scrumptious recipes with gorgeous [...]

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Pissaladière w/ Caramelized Onions & Mushrooms

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by Sara Hafiz on October 11, 2010

There is something special about Autumn!  When it’s a bit nippy outside and I can hear the children playing in the colorful leaves, I just love to hang out in my kitchen!  I especially love to bake savory tarts  or roast a  chicken for dinner. Pissaladière is a savory, Provencal onion tart layered with olives, [...]

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Pomegranate, Walnut, Pistachio & Green Olive Salad

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by Sara Hafiz on September 14, 2010

Pomegranate, a very powerful  ancient symbolic fruit. I am obsessed with this fruit, especially after my recent trip to Spain, Morocco & Turkey. I saw ancient symbols & paintings of pomegranates in such historic sites like Ephesus in Turkey, gardens of Mesquita in Cordoba and Alhambra in Granada to Fes Medina in Morocco. It was [...]

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Fresh Tomato & Oregano Bruschetta

by Sara Hafiz on April 15, 2010

♣ Oh Pomodoro, Oh how I Odoro you! Pomodoro aka Tomato is the “King” of all ingredients in the Southern Italian Cuisine. Roma or San Marzano Tomatoes are commonly used to prepare deilicious sauces to accompany the pasta. Canned San Marzano Tomatoes are as good But the fresh Tomatoes give the sauce a lot of texture and taste. Canned San [...]

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♦ ♦ salad recipe adapeted from Claudia Roden’s The New Book Of Middle Eastern Food fresh homemade ricotta recipe from buonapetit.com ♦ As you can tell I am on a healthy salad kick. I am trying all kinds of new salads lately I guess it’s spring and I’m thinking about trying to lose those darn 5-8lbs that I have [...]

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