Every time any of us visit a farmer’s market, we make a strong statement. We value the exceptional flavor of farmer’s market produce over supermarket produce, we are supporting family run farms over corporate run farms, and we are voting with our dollars to support sustainable farming. The power of produce cannot be underestimated, and…… Continue reading Palestinian Farmer’s Box!
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Za’atar-the Super Spice!
Remember Blanche, a spoon of Za’atar a day will keep the doctor away!” said my late Aunt Bahieh, who lived to be 95 years old. My 96 year old grandmother also eats za’atar every morning and she is still going strong. As a child my mother was told to eat za’atar for breakfast for mental…… Continue reading Za’atar-the Super Spice!
Homemade Vegan Nutella Recipe!
Before I get to the recipe of the day, I just wanted to let you know I have only 2 spots left in my Draeger’s cooking class coming up March 22nd! The class includes a demonstration, wine and light appetizers, and of course a tasting of this special menu I created just for my live…… Continue reading Homemade Vegan Nutella Recipe!
My Untold Story-Why I started Feast in the Middle East…
Happy New Year to you all! As I embark on 2018 with a lot of bold goals in mind (including the revamp of this website) it occurred to me that many of you have no idea who I am or why I started this project in the first place. Feast in the Middle East at…… Continue reading My Untold Story-Why I started Feast in the Middle East…
Getting boozy with wine from Jesus’s time for 2018!
Just when I thought I was going to write my very last post for 2018, I realized I forgot to share another fantastic discovery from the Middle East with you! Today I just released a fun video on the wines of Palestine, where they have been making this wine since the time of Jesus! The…… Continue reading Getting boozy with wine from Jesus’s time for 2018!
Happy New Year-New Video and Announcements!
Hope you are all enjoying time with your loved ones as we wind down 2017! This year you witnessed many new experiments on my channel, from live hangouts and food festival coverage, to food reviews and hauls, to even nutrition and fitness vlogs. This year I really want to fine tune the channel to serve…… Continue reading Happy New Year-New Video and Announcements!
Armenian Food Pig Out Session! Part II
In my last video and blog I covered how Armenians transformed the fabric of American life, ushering in inventions from the ATM to the MRI to Almond Joy. In this next video, I threw all portion control precaution out the window and decided I was going to sample EVERYTHING the festival had to offer in…… Continue reading Armenian Food Pig Out Session! Part II
Armenian Food Fest!
Hello Foodie Friends! Thought I would mix it up a bit this month by covering one of the most popular foodie festivals in California, the Armenian Food Festival in San Francisco. Growing up as a native San Franciscan, I had met and befriended many Armenians as we had so much in common culturally. From strict…… Continue reading Armenian Food Fest!
Baba Ghanoush- A Story of Love
Hummus gets so much attention and glory. Restaurants feature hummus mixed with every vegetable under the sun, ranging from sun dried tomatoes to red peppers. School children now eat this dip with pitas as a lunch addition without a thought. Nutritionists recommend hummus as a healthy snack. But there is one cousin to hummus that…… Continue reading Baba Ghanoush- A Story of Love
5 Phrases in Arabic that Will Deter Annoying People…
The first question I am often asked as someone that speaks Arabic is “Can you teach me some swear words?” For whatever reason, people would rather spew clouds of vitriol in every language of the rainbow than whisper sweet nothings. I get it though, I have been known to swear like a sailor particularly behind…… Continue reading 5 Phrases in Arabic that Will Deter Annoying People…