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

Banana Bonbons for Career Day

This is one of those moments in life where I was really proud to call myself a chef. I spoke on Career day to a bunch of 4th graders about being a chef, and all the other jobs in the culinary arts. After talking a little bit about my story and how being a chef… Continue reading Banana Bonbons for Career Day

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

Burbank Cooking Classes: Homemade Pasta 101

You can learn how to make homemade pasta!  This class took place at Hotel Amarano in Burbank, CA and 19 happy students made their pasta by hand (with a rolling pin!) If you’re local to Los Angeles, take a class with me and you will never think of pasta the same. Date nights, anniversaries, girl’s… Continue reading Burbank Cooking Classes: Homemade Pasta 101

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)

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

Best eats Malibu

Must go:BEST ALL-AROUND Restaurant Malibu Farm. Great for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. This is a community spot where you’ll find Malibu locals as well as tons of tourists. But the food is no joke. It it is full of fresh produce and it is always tasty. Please your Gluten-free, paleo, vegetarian, vegan guests. They cover… Continue reading Best eats Malibu