Grandma’s Armenian Kufta (Meatball) Soup: Kololak | Weeknight Armenian Dinners | Healthy Low-Fat Armenian Recipes

I almost didn’t want to share this recipe because it brings up such special memories of my grandma. I still use her handwritten recipe to make this soup. It warms me up every time, physically and in the soul. So, I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do and it gives you… Continue reading Grandma’s Armenian Kufta (Meatball) Soup: Kololak | Weeknight Armenian Dinners | Healthy Low-Fat Armenian Recipes

NOW ENROLLING ‘Learn to Cook Plants and Unlock Your Superpowers’

Wanna unlock your superpowers? Learn to cook plants!! A lifelong skill that will benefit you and your loved ones for the rest of your life! Are you eating the rainbow? If not you’re missing out on all the vitamins and minerals that can boost your energy and make you feel more at ease. We’re not… Continue reading NOW ENROLLING ‘Learn to Cook Plants and Unlock Your Superpowers’

How to Make Armenian Coffee

This is something very near and dear to my heart. I’m half Armenian and although the Mexican half often takes over, I am so proud to learn and make Armenian dishes whenever I can. This is something I HAD to master because coffee is everything to an Armenian. I also found that Armenians absolutely love… Continue reading How to Make Armenian Coffee

Tacos Dorados de Papa with Salsa Roja (Potato Tacos with red salsa) by Chef Adrian

              I had so much cooking with Adrian today and was happy to see him. We first met working in Audrey at the Hammer restaurant and i always remember Adrian’s sense of excellence and friendliness in an environment that can be tough. Today I remembered how much I enjoyed… Continue reading Tacos Dorados de Papa with Salsa Roja (Potato Tacos with red salsa) by Chef Adrian

Grandma’s Armenian Tabuli Recipe 🌱 | Naturally Plant-based Recipes

This is my grandmas recipe for Armenian Tabuli. (There was no such thing as too much lemon for my grandma and many Armenians feel the same) We used the same bowl when we made it together so this is a special one to me! My mom gave me this beautiful apron from Armenia that I… Continue reading Grandma’s Armenian Tabuli Recipe 🌱 | Naturally Plant-based Recipes

Cauliflower Aguachile by Joseph 🌱 (Vegan & Gluten-Free) | Recipes in the Quarantine

If you thought Mexican food couldn’t be vegan- think again! Good Mexican cooking: lots of chile (except for the one Mexican who doesn’t like spice 😂. 🇲🇽 He/she can always be found!). Thank you @foodbyjoseph for this awesome recipe that’s vegan and gluten-free. Usually made with shrimp, this aguachile is made with cauliflower instead. Joseph… Continue reading Cauliflower Aguachile by Joseph 🌱 (Vegan & Gluten-Free) | Recipes in the Quarantine

Why I Am An Italian (Cook)

making Squid ink black pasta The reason I love to make pasta is because of Lidia, my Italian fairy-godmother. This woman lives to cook and feed people.  For as long as I can remember as a little girl, my family and I would go to Lidia and Filippo’s house to celebrate Christmas Eve.  Italians don’t… Continue reading Why I Am An Italian (Cook)

Easy weeknight recipes and sides: Pilaf (Armenian butter rice)

This is much less a recipe to me, and more of a staple that has been by my side my whole life. For celebrations- pilaf, for funerals- pilaf, for weeknight meals and leftovers, pilaf- always pilaf. If I had to compare it, maybe it would be to me what a Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwich… Continue reading Easy weeknight recipes and sides: Pilaf (Armenian butter rice)

Upcoming Gnocchi Classes in Beverly Hills!

Homemade Gnocchi 101 with Fresh Tomato Sauce We had a great class this past weekend, making fresh gnocchi with two sauces, tomato-basil and brown-butter sage. If you want to join the fun in the next one, see details below.  Event will take place at the Coral Tree Cafe Beverly Hills 225 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA… Continue reading Upcoming Gnocchi Classes in Beverly Hills!

Handmade Gnocchi Class, Friday May 31st at 6:30pm

Join me on Friday, May 31st, 2019 to learn how to make handmade gnocchi pasta. These are delicate little dumplings from the North of Italy. With a potato base, the texture is fluffy, light and addictive to many. Take a trip to Italy with me (in Beverly Hills) with wine, pasta, and good friends.  Follow… Continue reading Handmade Gnocchi Class, Friday May 31st at 6:30pm