Roasted Eggplants with Green Chili Sauce and Vegetables

These roasted eggplants with a green chili sauce and summer vegetables were nominated by the James Beard Foundation for their summer contest, and I am so excited to finally share the recipe with you all.  This dish is perfect for bringing some freshness into the last days of summer. Satisfying, vibrant, and loaded with character,…

Roasted Lemon Chicken with Dates and Honey

Of all the culinary lessons that I have learned while living in Palestine, one that particularly stands out to me is that the world of flavor combinations is limitless. I have often found myself surprised at how well certain ingredients work together. It has taught me to be bolder and more open with regards to the unexpected –…

Citrus and Saffron Loaf Cake with Orange Blossom Drizzle

A wet and sweet delicacy enriched with exotic flavors and drizzled with a fragrant orange blossom syrup. With a bit of Palestina, a bit of España, and a bit of of love, this cake represents the flavors of my upbringing. Palestinian citrus and orange blossom water paired with rich Spanish saffron and you have got a fusion…