Ratatouille Shakshuka

  Shakshuka is a dish of poached eggs in a tomato based sauce that originated from the Middle East and North Africa and many countries have their own version of the dish.  My first exposure to shakshuka came from my Yemenite Israeli grandmother and one of our best family friends who comes from a Moroccan…

Beef & Broccoli (& Mushroom) Soba Noodles

Ingredients 1lb of beef (cut of your choosing), cut into chunks 1 large head of broccoli, cut into florettes 1 packet of soba noodles 2 large portobello mushrooms, sliced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tbsp cornstarch 1/4 cup of soy sauce 1 tbsp hoisin sauce 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp of sesame seeds…

Latkes

This recipe is very near and dear to my heart.  Growing up, my dad made latkes in our backyard every year and brought them to every holiday party and even to school!  These are by far some of the best larkes you will ever (EVER) try. Ingredients2 lbs Russet of Yukon Gold potatoes; shredded2 medium…

Homemade Sushi

Up until recently, I thought making sushi at home seemed like a pain; messy and hard.  Boy was I wrong!  Making sushi at home could not be easier.  All you need is the ingredients and a bamboo sushi mat like this, which you can find at most cookware stores and online.  You can put anything…

Chicken Marsala

Ingredients4 thinly sliced chicken breasts*or 2 cut in half and pounded out2 tbsp butter2 tbsp olive oilSalt & pepper2 cloves garlic; minced1/2 cup dry white wine (Marsala wine, I used a dry Chardonnay)1/2 cup chicken broth1/2 cup heavy cream1 tsp dried oregano1/2 cup parsley; finely chopped2 1/2 cups of button and cremini mushrooms; sliced1 cup…

Crispy Seared Salmon

Ingredients:Organic Salmon fillets; as many as you need2 tsp Tony Chachere Creole Seasoning1 tsp Pepper1 tsp Adobo Seasoning2 tsbp ghee; clarified butter Sear:Pat the fish completely dry with paper towels.Making sure the fish is dry will help the outside get crispy!In a pan, melt the ghee.Sprinkle the non-skin side with Tony’s, Adobo, and pepper.Place the…