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Mini Chicken Shawarma Recipe
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Mini Chicken Shawarma Recipe

An easy and healthy recipe for chicken shawarma made by marinating in a garlicky yogurt sauce, and made mini, that is why we called them the Mini Chicken Shawarma recipe.

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Classic French Lentil Soup Recipe
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Classic French Lentil Soup Recipe

A super simple healthy recipe for lentil soup made with lentils, tomatoes, broth, and loads of herbs and greens. If you are reading this during fall, there is nothing more perfect than this Classic French Lentil Soup recipe.

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Persian Kuku with Saffron Potatoes and Herbs Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Persian Kuku with Saffron Potatoes and Herbs Recipe

Spring is the unofficial season of brunching, don't you think? One of my favorite dishes for brunch is this kuku, which is like the Persian cousin to the Italian frittata except that the eggs are a supporting player more than a star. Kuku is one of the main dishes made for Nowruz or Persian New Year, which happens the first

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Charred Cauliflower with Garlic Tahini Sauce Recipe
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Charred Cauliflower with Garlic Tahini Sauce Recipe

Walk into Tel Aviv's Tzfon Abraxas restaurant and there's music blasting, waiters singing, and cooks dancing. But that doesn't mean the food isn't taken seriously. My meal was nothing short of phenomenal but the undeniable favorite is the Charred Cauliflower, which I've recreated just for you, along with a Garlic Tahini Sauce recipe.

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Walnut Beet Caviar Spread Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Walnut Beet Caviar Spread Recipe

When I went to dinner at Messa Restaurant in Tel Aviv, I could not get enough of their beet spread. It was super smooth and airy, sweet and earthy so I made a version of this Walnut Beet Caviar Spread recipe when I returned home and one taste makes me feel like I am back at Messa again. 

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Tahini Carrot Soup with Za'atar Croutons Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Tahini Carrot Soup with Za’atar Croutons Recipe

My last trip to the Middle East found me stuffing my face with loads of hummus, pita, and knafeh. By the time I got home, I needed to reset my diet but still wanted some of my favorite flavors of the region and the result was this Tahini Carrot Soup with Za'atar Croutons recipe.

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Our Most Perfect Classic Hummus Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Classic Hummus Recipe

You know what's been missing around here? A classic hummus recipe. As in a recipe that is simple, not boring, and freaking amazing. This is that recipe. Our Most Perfect Classic Hummus recipe.

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