My Latest Posts

Beet and Beet leaves soup 

It’s only 10PM but I am drained and tired. Probably from politics, propaganda and worrying. The computer screen hurts my eyes, but before I crawl into bed with Barbara Kingsolver’s book Copperhead Demon let me…

One-Pot Meals Cooking Class

Next month I will be teaching again at LA Valley College how to prepare unfussy, one-pot meals. If you live in Los Angeles or know someone who lives here who would be interested in taking…

Fennel And Persimmon Salad

A letter I left in one of the houses in my neighborhood.  Dear lucky neighbor, For a month now, every time I pass by your house I hear your persimmon tree whispering “Please come pick…

Quick Pickled-Vegetables Salad

  I usually don’t promote kitchen ware because I truly believe that we don’t need any particular or fancy gadgets to create unforgettable meals. Unless it’s a life changing Japanese mandoline or knife. Then I…

Bread Baking Class in Los Angeles

With everything happening in my country, I completely forgot to post about my upcoming bread baking class at Los Angeles Valley College. If you live in Los Angeles or know anyone who lives in LA,…

Salad With Croutons and Tahini

Before I tell you about this easy and refreshing salad I want you to know where I stand about what happened in my country on 10 I was in London visiting friends when the Hamas…

How To Make Herb Salt

Do you write a journal? I do. I write almost everyday. I write almost every day. Why? For different reasons. Partially because I want to leave something behind for my family. Perhaps my offspring would…