Seattle fog – earl gray latte

The first time I had an earl gray latte was in Seattle. It was in a place called Mr. West Cafe Bar. They also had the most delicious almond butter and Jam toast. It was one of the best toasts…

Roasted cauliflower with tahini and herbs

I amObsessedWithLISTS.I listEveryThingTo doTo buyClothes to dyeMovies to seeBooks to readDishes to makeCountries to visitPlaces to exploreSongs and singers to add to my playlistHow I feel (with date and address)Things I’m grateful for…

Sweet Potato Rice & Quinoa Pilaf

Six years ago I didn’t think I can cook rice together with the vegetables or meat in one pot.  Now I use this method to cook all kind of things, especially when I’m in rush or feeling lazy – it…

The best Oatmeal Ever

For me, basic oatmeal is like an empty canvas waiting to be transformed into a rich and delicious masterpiece. in order to to make it rich and delicious you’ll need to add a generous amount of unsaturated fat such as…

Potato Salad With Herb

I love potatoes! Anything that is made with potatoes. From Russian potato salad to tortilla Española to Belgian pommes frites to campfire potatoes. Now that we have a fireplace – the second-best invention after a dryer – we bake them…

Root Vegetable Hummus

I had started to write this post in the summer, while we where visiting Israel, but never finished it for the same reasons I haven’t been able to start or finish any posts since leaving Los Angeles back in June; lack of time, lack of motivation…

Black Bean Kibbeh

 Honestly, I don’t know what to call this dish. I think Kibbeh is the most appropriate name for it other then experimenting with black beans – I was trying to make veggie burger  but I over-processed the beans and added a large egg, which made the mixture too mushy to…

Veggie burgers with melted tahini

The first time I had a burger was in the beginning of nineties, in Israel. It was soon after I moved in with my twin friends. David, their New Yorker dad/excellent cook made them for lunch.  The first time I had a veggie burger was in 2000 at a…

Vegan Pumpkin Seeds & Kale Pesto

Alex: Mommy, if Anthony Bourdain came over to dinner at our house, do you think he would like your food? Me: I think he would, but he might need to go eat some pork belly or lobster fat afterwards. I actually have a few things…

Radish & carrot salad

I came across this brilliant recipe while I was flipping through a beautiful cookbook in Barnes & Noble. Unfortunately I didn’t write down the title of the book so I can’t credit the author. I made this salad because I needed to do something with…