ricotta shells

I’ve loved these little bundles of cheese for as long as I can remember. My mom used to make a huge pyrex dish of them, so it would last two days, and I would keep sneaking into the kitchen and scarf one down while no one was watching until I’d made a huge dent, after which I would run upstairs and pretend to sleep so I wouldn’t be caught!

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potato fatteh

There’s no hiding my love for Mediterranean food. I can eat it all day, every day, and have a list of recipes on here to prove it! But I was gifted an amazing cookbook, Baladi by Joudie Kalla, and it has truly been a treat reading through it. You not only get detailed family recipes, but you get stories mixed with beautiful photography to give you an experience like no other. An insight into the cuisine itself. From there I gathered the courage to put a spin on a recent favorite, Fatteh…

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Southwest Spring Rolls

…The crunchy vegetables, the gooey cheese, the earthy spices all rolled up into a crispy shell are the treat you need in your life…

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Kale Chanay

We take kale chanay very seriously in my family. The simpler the better, and no one messes with the recipe…

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Bhindi Pyaaz (Okra)

…a hint of pomegranate seeds and a whole lotta onions, some cooked through while most keep their bold flavor and texture…

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