Lemon Saffron Matzo Ball Soup


I must be the only Jewish girl that has never made matzo ball soup before. I remember all the woman in my family make this traditional soup all through my childhood but alas I never succumbed to the task. I’ve heard Passover being referred to as “The Jewish Thanksgiving” because really, the food is pretty […]

One Pot Garlic Chicken with Israeli Couscous


You didn’t think I was going to post a turkey recipe the day before Thanksgiving, did you? Or another latke recipe the day before Hanukkah? Or maybe a Turbrisket for Thanksgivikkuh? Ya..I just saw that on the L.A. Times the other day..not sure how I feel about that one! This is more my style during […]

Persian Doughnuts with Saffron and Rose Water (Bamieh)


I am always on the hunt for new treats and places to try and thanks to my best HS friend and her Persian beau, Joe and I have a new favorite bakery. Assal pastries is here in So Cal (Irvine for local folks) and is filled with Persian treats. This is unlike the typical American […]