spiced tahini cookies

I’m craving something sweet But healthy sweet Something to have with my jungle tea Quick and delicious Maybe a cookie? Definitely a cookie Chocolate chip cookie? Noooo…  not again Oh wow those look good  Ooooh I love tahini cookies Let’s…

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…

Root 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…

Harissa

Harissa is a Moroccan spicy condiment made with  red chile peppers and small hot chili peppers and spices. We eat harissa with braised dishes, sandwiches, soups, salads, couscous, omelets, etc. My husband likes to mix it with ketchup and dip…