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Eggplant caponata and burrata on toasted sourdough

Eggplant caponata and burrata on toasted sourdough

I love caponata! the first time I had this dish was at a friend's house in the Bay Area over 20 years ago and have been obsessed with...

Braised green chickpeas with pomegranate and feta

Braised green chickpeas with pomegranate and feta

Here is a wonderful and unusual recipe. The season for fresh chickpeas just got over, but I had enough for this recipe and the amazing...

Spicy herb salad with ginger-lime dressing

Spicy herb salad with ginger-lime dressing

For me a salad should pop with flavors, it should be unique and different. For years I refused to eat a salad because of the boring wedge...

Greens with Fuyu persimmons, pomegranate, crisp garlic, and blue cheese dressing

Greens with Fuyu persimmons, pomegranate, crisp garlic, and blue cheese dressing

I have been on a roll recently with posts on persimmons. Here is another one for the season. I personally do love blue cheese in all...

Grilled mackerel with ginger, garlic, lime & green onion

Grilled mackerel with ginger, garlic, lime & green onion

I am not generally a person that will order mackerel in a restaurant, I have never known why because I do like the flavors of the fish....

Braised spiced Romano beans with yogurt & mint

Braised spiced Romano beans with yogurt & mint

A wonderful recipe that pops with flavor. I love the spices and tart Omani lemons in this recipe. This recipe needs dried Omani/Persian...

Grilled kale with shallot-yogurt dressing and toasted hazelnuts

Grilled kale with shallot-yogurt dressing and toasted hazelnuts

Grilled greens achieved culinary importance a few years ago when chefs were looking for new flavors. But grilling greens is an important...

Grilled squash with mint-pomegranate pesto

Grilled squash with mint-pomegranate pesto

Occasionally I come across a side that takes over the dinner table, beautiful, packed with flavors and fun, this dish is what everyone...