Sephardic

Bastilla, Moroccan Chicken Pie

June 27, 2012
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Photo of indivdual bastillas awaiting a dusting of powdered sugar and cinnamon. Many times I make Bastilla for Sukkot dinner parties since the presentation is so dramatic.  Recently I made the filling layers and decided to mix up all the layers and fill individual triangle shaped bastillas.

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Spring Herb Salad With Feta Cheese

May 22, 2012
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Spring is here, Shavuot begins Saturday night, the days are warming up and fresh produce abounds everywhere.  The other day I ate a salad for lunch that had fresh dill in the dressing, perfectly ripened chunks of avocado, and briny soft feta cheese in the salad mix.  Those three ingredients combined with everything else, made […]

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Bulemas With Rainbow Swiss Chard

May 16, 2012
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Inspiring produce abounds at the Santa Monica Farmers Market every Wednesday.  If you arrive early enough there is a chance of shooting some great pictures before the later crowds block the stalls from a clear view.  Some very fine and limited quantity items

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Passover 2012 Wrap Up

April 9, 2012
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It is Monday, the Seders are passed us and we can take a breather for a few days.  This year went very well. 

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Mitzrayim Chicken

April 5, 2012
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Mitzrayim Chicken Are you almost ready to recline on pillows and enjoy the recounting of the Jewish escape from the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt (Mitzrayim)? 

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