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  • Blog, Cooking

    Omelette with a Turkish Twist

    One of my favorite, quick, dirty meals is an omelette. What I found most interesting living in the Mediterranean, was the use of eggs. Sure, an occasional boiled one was found on…

  • Blog, Cooking, Lifestyle

    La Vie en Rosewater

    La Vie en Rosewater In the Mediterranean we try to use all natural products with a deep history of its beneficial uses, instead of relying on man or factory-made ones. This was,…

  • Cooking

    Pucker up with tart, sweet Pomegranate Molasses

    First published on C’ville Weekly You are probably familiar with the powerful antioxidant punches of the almighty pomegranate. Loaded with phytonutrients, pomegranates lower cholesterol and blood pressure, and increase the speed of…

  • Cooking

    Hibiscus Heart Health

    Since I was a child, my Egyptian-Greek mom would make a ruby red, refreshing drink in the summers. More tart than sweet, this tall glass of homemade red juice would be my mom’s answer to…

  • Cooking

    Why Favas should be your Faves

    Fava beans are the Mother of all beans. In the UK they are know as “broad beans” because of their girth (presumably). And while they are growing in popularity in the West, there…

  • Cooking, Dairy Free

    Stuffed Grape Leaves

    Stuffed grape leaves are an age-old favorite in my house. Growing up in an Egyptian-Greek household, special occasions always called for stuffing some vegetable or leaf. Long, mean and green (and oh so…