Grandmas Armenian Tabuli with Marta

Tabuli Salad today with Marta! This is a special recipe my Grandma and I used to make together- in this same bowl! It’s a dish that’s always at the table for our holiday celebrations. And it will continue to be. It’s healthy and full of memories. Thank you Marta for sharing this moment with me.… Continue reading Grandmas Armenian Tabuli with Marta

Lebanese Green Bean Stew (Lubyi) by Danielle | Vegan, Gluten-free, Mediterranean Diet

Today, Lebanese Green bean stew or « Lubyi» 🇱🇧 by @edithandherbert . Thank you Danielle for this delicious, vegan and gluten free dish. Danielle made hers low FODMAP which is something new I learned today 😄. See her version at @lowfodmaplebanese  . This is a very special recipe because Danielle’s mom would make this at… Continue reading Lebanese Green Bean Stew (Lubyi) by Danielle | Vegan, Gluten-free, Mediterranean Diet

Stuffed Figs with Ricotta, Pistachio and Honey | Gluten-free desserts

Fig season is here! And while eating figs plain and simple is a summer delight, it’s a chefs dream to get their hands on in-season produce. The challenge is on to make it the best-thing-you-ever-tasted kind of food. . This creation is a start! It’s simple and elegant. This fig needs no help. It’s sweet… Continue reading Stuffed Figs with Ricotta, Pistachio and Honey | Gluten-free desserts

Lamb with Potatoes Tagine

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Mediterranean Summer Baked Fish

Doesn’t get more simple than this. Get a glas baking dish and cook your summer vegetables a bit. Then, put the fish on top, cook and little more and presto- done!  Yes, I splurged on some great fish- sole, but you can also use red snapper, tilapia, or shrimp. You can even use frozen, just… Continue reading Mediterranean Summer Baked Fish

Top 3 Healthiest Armenian Recipes

Maybe it was seeing my great grandfather healthy at an old age, or my grandmother, but I have always been very interested in longevity studies and books.  One of the places medical professors have studied are the Caucasus mountains, which are close to and include some parts of Armenia.  Causacus Mountains Armenia It is here… Continue reading Top 3 Healthiest Armenian Recipes


Tabuli is the curious traveler that visits our holiday celebrations. It is not a particularly wintery dish, but it has a cultural place in our tradition. It is a simple Middle Eastern dish that is prepared much the same as a salsa, lots of chopped fresh and fragrant ingredients, with the addition of bulgur wheat… Continue reading Tabuli

Grilled Pita

Take me to Shape up America! Inspired by my little baby eggplants, I decided to quickly grill them to retain their flavor and composure. I grilled the pita too, spicing it up with some whole cumin seeds, a tip I got from eating street food in China. They grilled meats, and veggies like eggplant, and… Continue reading Grilled Pita